It is a telling commentary on the state of our culture that the only words by George Santayana, author of The Life of Reason, wit
The 16th-century French artist Valentin Bousch completed some of his most daring work for Prior Wary de Lucy.
Istanbul-born, Paris-based painter Mubin Orhon, whose untitled work from 1960 set a record price for the artist at a Christie’s auction in
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Loiminchay, the pen company known for its modern interpretation of ancient Asian culture, has introduced a new design in
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On October 26, 1886, a note arrived at London’s Albemarle Hotel addressed to Mrs. John L. Gardner.
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Among the treasures currently available at M.S.
THE GIFTThe last available Loiminchay Nine Dragons pen.
A set of two Loiminchay Tibetan Goddesses pens.
THE GIFTA 97-percent-complete composite dinosaur skeleton of Maiasaura peeblesorum, or "good mother lizard."
THE GIFTA game-used 1927 Lou Gehrig bat.
THE GIFT The finest graded mint specimen of stamp collecting’s most famous rarity, the Inverted Jenny.
History consists of alternating phases of vitality and decay, in between which interesting things happen.
A 2,500-year-old art captures a photographer’s work.
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