Janos Sugar on Tue, 1 Feb 2005 13:54:34 +0100 (CET)

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Jeremy Norman, Northern Californian book dealer has the world's largest 
private collection of rare and one-of-a-kind manuscripts, essays, and 
ephemera relating to the birth of the Internet, from the earliest papers 
on difference engines to the first digital-computer patents. In February, 
Norman plans to offer the whole lot at Christie's, in its first auction of 
this kind of material. Scheduled to take place on Feb. 23 in New York 
City: an "Origins Of Cyberspace" auction at Christie's. For sale: 255 cool 
things that point to the history of computation.




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