Last Updated on 3/27/2006 by bidz
ABC News Online
“A manuscript charting the birth of modern science, lost for more than 200 years, goes on sale this week.
The journal of Dr Robert Hooke has been hailed as ‘science’s missing link’ and has a price tag equivalent to about $2.4 million.
Experts from an auction house found his journal by chance in a cupboard at a private house in Hampshire during a routine valuation.”