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Oldest Runestone Found in Norway

When we think of recording history our thoughts first go to papyrus, vellum, and cotton paper. Items that most collectors desire. But along with these forms, men and women have desired to record his or her existence. Runes are the characters in several Germanic alphabets that were used in northern [...]

2023-01-20T14:23:33-05:00January 20, 2023|News|

Richard Hakluyt Manuscripts

Richard Hakluyt (1553-1616) Richard Hakluyt is familiar to every student of American History.  He was an English geographer. His many writings, and his persistent promotion of Elizabethan overseas expansion encouraged England to explore and colonize North America. Color version of Abraham Ortelius’ Typus Orbis Terrarum, a map inserted into [...]

2023-01-19T10:42:28-05:00January 19, 2023|News|

Classic Animation Art: Recognize & Value

Manuscript Monday: Identifying and Valuing Classic Animation Art Monday, February 6, 2023; 8:00PM Eastern, 5:00PM Pacific Presenter: Melanie Smith - Live Free Webinar with Moderator Brian Kathenes This fascinating and exciting live-stream presentation describes the intricate process of creating classic animation art and how the animation process impacts the value of [...]

2023-01-13T12:21:47-05:00January 13, 2023|Manuscript Mondays|

Charles V Letter Decoded

It is 1547 and the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V sends to his ambassador at the French royal court - a man called Jean de Saint-Mauris - one of many  letters. Once decoded it gives insight into the preoccupations of Europe's rulers at a time of dangerous instability caused by [...]

2022-12-14T13:52:02-05:00December 16, 2022|News|
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