The catalogs from Sherry-Lehmann are the backbone of our recently created, Price the Vintage, an application built to help crowdsource the extraction of historic prices from wine sales catalog. But what, you might ask, is Sherry-Lehmman? In 1934, legendary Prohibition bootlegger, Jack Aaron took ...
December 3, 2017 • Axel Borg
45 of 50 Michael Harrison (1897-2005), a private book collector of Western Americana, and Margaret B. Harrison (1911-1980), a hand bookbinder, built the Michael and Margaret B. Harrison Western Research Center. Over the course of 80+ years they amassed more than 21,000 volumes, Native American baskets and pottery ...
June 2, 2017 • Jenny Hodge
38/50 With Easter coming up tomorrow, what better way to celebrate than by shining a spotlight on chocolate? Our 39th feature is Madrid physician Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma’s treatise on chocolate, Chocolata inda: opusculum de qualitate & naturâ chocolatae. It was first published in Madrid in ...
April 15, 2017 • Christine Cheng