A prayer book that was once in possession of Mary Stuart is to be auctioned by Christie’s. The queen herself has left a note within the book which is lavishly illustrated with forty miniatures. The estimate is £250,000 – £350,000.

Under the Hammer: Mary Queen of Scots’ Lavishly Illustrated Prayer Book

A prayer book that was once in possession of Mary Stuart is to be auctioned by Christie’s. The queen herself has left a note within the book which is lavishly illustrated with forty miniatures. The estimate is £250,000 – £350,000.

René Descartes wanted to develop nothing less than ‘a universal method for searching for truth’. His ideas were revolutionary – and shocking. His key philosophical statements are all condensed in this Latin edition from 1685.

Descartes – the Doubting Founder of Modern Philosophy

René Descartes wanted to develop nothing less than ‘a universal method for searching for truth’. His ideas were revolutionary – and shocking. His key philosophical statements are all condensed in this Latin edition from 1685.

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Bookophile

About us

Bookophile is the idea of Jürg Conzett and Ursula Kampmann. It was born in the MoneyMuseum’s newly built library, out of a common thought about how we could transmit our love of books to others.

Bookophile

About us

Bookophile is the idea of Jürg Conzett and Ursula Kampmann. It was born in the MoneyMuseum’s newly built library, out of a common thought about how we could transmit our love of books to others.