Manuscript by 16-yr-old Mozart to go under the hammer; likely to fetch over $16,6,000
The handwritten score dating from 1772 will go under the hammer on Nov 18.
Blast from the past: Rare books & manuscripts from Tipu Sultan era to go under the hammer in Sept
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The first book on stock market sold for $300K at Sotheby's online auction
'Confusion of Confusions', written by Joseph Penso de la Vega in 1688, is a primer for the Amsterdam bourse.
Mozart manuscript billed at half a million euros fails to find a buyer
This was the first draft of music Mozart wrote for the last act of his opera 'The Marriage of Figaro'.
Springsteen's 'Born to Run' manuscript to go under the hammer, expected to fetch $300,000
Many of the lines in this 1974 version are apparently 'unpublished and unrecorded'.
France keen to speed up Indo-French library digitisation project
Although the project was officially initiated a few months ago, it has not been able to gain momentum due to logistics constraints
From a picture to a manuscript, the world is paying big bucks for Einstein memorabilia
Recently, a letter he wrote to his wife and son was sold for $ 21,000, while another one he wrote to a science teacher went for $53,503.
More proof that India was the hero of zero
A revival of the ancient Indian practice of explaining mathematical concepts in verse could certainly prove to be a worthwhile way to make the subject more interesting to current students.
Precious manuscripts are at risk in India's public libraries
The meagre govt, corporate and individual grants they receive are barely enough for operational and administrative expenditures.
PM Narendra Modi gifts historic manuscripts to Irish PM Enda Kenny
The original manuscripts and papers which Modi presented to Kenny are preserved in the National Archives of India.
From Palm leaves to Computers - ancient medical scripts turn digital
The idea of cataloguing India's medical manuscripts was born at a seminar organised by the National Mission for Manuscripts and hosted by FRLHT in 2006.
Want to get your 'Bloody Good Book' published for free? Readers will decide
India's first crowd-curated eBook publishing platform has found a unique solution for promising writers struggling to get published - get readers and they'll do it for free.
India, France sign MoU on preserving written heritage
Under the MoU, the two countries would collaborate in preserving, identifying and publicising written heritage and iconographies heritage, she said.
Sotheby's New York to present handwritten manuscript of 'Born to Run'
The manuscript is estimated to fetch $70,000-100,000 and is on public view from 30th November.
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