These are the 50 most valuable scientific documents of 2016 in the world stage

For several years now that the scientific documents and manuscript marketplace have been undervalued and represents an extraordinary long term investment potential. In 2016, the market began the inevitable upward spiral with the number of significant documents hitting the market.

The introduction to the scientific documents marketplace is the first part of that series, and separate articles cover numbers #50-41, numbers #40-31, numbers #30-21, numbers #20-11 and the top 10.

50 – Histoire Naturelle Des Oiseaux (birds)
by Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon

$127,621 (£87,500) | Sothebys | April 28, 2016

A deluxe first edition of the master ornithological work Histoire Naturelle Des Oiseaux, published between 1771 and 1786, bound in 15 volumes with 1008 engraved and hand-colored plate...

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