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Subject:

Astronomiska priser för naturvetenskaplig bok

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Jan Szczepanski <[log in to unmask]>

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BIBLIST - Topics in Nordic research library user services <[log in to unmask]>

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Thu, 19 Jun 2008 09:51:53 +0200

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NEW YORK - A copy of astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus' masterwork, printed
in 1543,
 went for the out-of-this-world price of $2.2 million on Tuesday at a
sale of more than 300
books of scientific significance, according to the Christie's auction house.

The rare first edition of "De revolutionibus orbium coelestium" (On the
Revolutions of the
Heavenly Spheres) went for well more than the expected price of $1.2
million, Christie's
reported after the sale. The book put forth Copernicus' theory that the
sun, not the earth,
was at the center of the universe.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/25219579

En snabb slagning i LIBRIS visar att boken finns fritt tillgänglig för
alla som vill studera den
fantastiskt djärva teorin närmare. Det kostar ingenting

http://posner.library.cmu.edu/Posner/books/book.cgi?call=523.2_C78D_1543

Jan



--
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och inte ett uttryck för Göteborgs universitets-
biblioteks hållning

Opinions expressed here are my own and not
that of Göteborgs universitetsbibliotek



Jan Szczepanski
Förste bibliotekarie
Goteborgs universitetsbibliotek
Box 222
SE 405 30 Goteborg, SWEDEN
Tel: +46 31 773 1164 Fax: +46 31 163797
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