Monday, June 18, 2018

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A first edition of John James Audubon's "The Birds of America" is shown during a preview at Christie's auction house in New York

Rare Audubon ‘Birds of America’ Sells for $9.6 Million in New...

(Reuters) A first edition of John James Audubon's "The Birds of America," one of the most celebrated books of natural history, sold for $9.65...
Ed Sheeran performs at the Glastonbury Festival

Feline Friends: Ed Sheeran Waxwork Unveiled at Cat Cafe

LONDON (Reuters) Ed Sheeran has played to packed stadiums around the world - now he, or rather a wax figure of him, can add a...
A man walks on a street painted in the colors of the Brazilian flag ahead of the 2018 World Cup, at Vila Isabel neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro

Brazilians Not So Soccer Mad after All, Report Suggests

ZURICH (Reuters)  Brazil's reputation as a soccer-mad country has been dented by a report which found that only 60 percent of those interviewed said they...
An Artcurial employee poses as he holds the painting «Raccommodeuses de filets dans les dunes, 1882» (Women Mending Nets in the Dunes) by Vincent Van Gogh during a preview for media at their auction house in Paris

Van Gogh Landscape Sells for 7 Million Euros at Auction

PARIS (Reuters) An early landscape by Vincent Van Gogh, one of the art world's most sought-after painters, sold for 7.07 million euros ($8.27 million)...
Sotheby's staff hold the original map of Winnie the Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood by E.H. Shepard at Sotheby's auction rooms in London

Original Winnie-The-Pooh Map to Be Auctioned in London

winnieLONDON (Reuters)  The original map of the Hundred Acre Wood from the Winnie-the-Pooh children's stories is set to go under the hammer, with an estimate...
Two vintage bottles of vin jaune "yellow wine" from 1774 are presented in a cellar in Arbois

Bottles of 1774 Wine for Sale at French Auction

PARIS (Reuters) Wine connoisseurs have the chance to buy a truly vintage tipple on Saturday when three bottles of "yellow wine" dating from 1774...
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