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The Imprint Catalog In The Rare Book Division

Author : New York Public Library. Rare Book Division
ISBN : IOWA:31858036683443
Genre : Catalogs, Imprint
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Dictionary Catalog Of The Rare Book Division

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ISBN : NYPL:33433023520335
Genre : Broadsides
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Curious Hieroglyphick Bible

Author : Isaiah Thomas
ISBN : 142909530X
Genre : Religion
File Size : 90. 7 MB
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A touchstone of eighteenth-century American book illustration, this "curious" children's Bible contains nearly five hundred woodcuts made by American artists. The most ambitious woodcut book produced in America up to that time, it is one of the sixty-five children's book titles produced by the pioneer publisher of children's literature and preeminent early American printer Isaiah Thomas (1749-1831), who had learned the art of engraving while apprenticed in his youth to the Boston printer Zechariah Fowle. Only four copies of this remarkable piece of early Americana exist today.

Learning And The Market Place

Author : Ian MacLean
ISBN : 9789004175501
Genre : Business & Economics
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This collection of essays examines the operation of the market for learned books in Early Modern Europe through a series of case studies. After an overview of general market conditions, issues raised by the transmission of knowledge and the economics of the book trade are addressed. These include the selection of copy, the role of legal and religious controls in the production and diffusion of texts, the paths open to authors to achieve publication, the finances and interaction of publishing houses, the margins of the European book trade in England and Portugal, and the development of bibliographical tools to assist purchasers in their pursuit of scholarly works.

Rare Books And Special Collections

Author : Sidney E. Berger
ISBN : 1555709648
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 33. 44 MB
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From cuneiform, coins, and codices to prints, drawings, photographs, and maps, departments of rare books and special collections are the premier repositories of significant printed and manuscript works and artifacts. Entrusted with the responsibility of preserving the records of history and culture, these institutions enable access to millions of source materials. Berger, a veteran of rare book and special collections, offers a landmark examination of this field, aimed at practitioners in the library field, instructors teaching courses on the subject, booksellers, private collectors, historians, bibliophiles, and others involved in rare and unique materials. Showing readers everything they need to know about rare books and special collections, this wide-ranging book offers coverage of such key topics as: the profession's history and its relevance in the face of an increasingly digital world; archives' relationship to the special collections department and their role in the wider institution; collection development, cataloging, processing, physical layout, and other operational functions, with coverage of acquisition sources and methods; what everyone needs to know about the physical materials in their care, including preservation, conservation, and restoration, storage, handling, and security; reference and outreach services, including a look at exhibitions and tours; fundraising and financial management; legal and ethical issues; forgeries, fakes, and facsimiles; bibliography and its impact on the rare book world, including a look at booksellers, donors, and auctions; the present state of books in our digital environment; the vocabulary of the trade. Rare Books and Special Collections presents a meticulous and systematic understanding of this growing field.

American Archives

Author : P. Force
ISBN : 9785885286961
Genre : History
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American archives: consisting of a collection of authentick records, state papers, debates, and letters and other notices of publick affairs, the whole forming a documentary history of the origin and progress of the North American colonies, of the causes and accomplishment of the American revolution and of the constitution of government for the United States to the final ratification thereof, 4th series, From the King's message to Parliament, of March 7, 1774, to the Declaration of Independence by the United States, published by M. St. Clair Clarke and Peter Force.

The Shakespeare First Folio A New Worldwide Census Of First Folios

Author : Anthony James West
ISBN : 0198187688
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This major reference book for Shakespeare scholars and bibliographers is in the second part of the story of "the greatest book" in the English language. Listing 228 copies of the First Folio, the Census gives concise descriptions of each, covering condition, special features, provenance, and binding. It traces the search for copies, deals with doubtful identifications, describes the tests for inclusion, and presents details of missing copies.

Descriptive Cataloging Of Rare Materials Books

Author : Association of College and Research Libraries. Rare Books and Manuscripts Section. Bibliographic Standards Committee
ISBN : 0844411620
Genre : Anglo-American cataloguing rules
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Author : Mark Twain
ISBN : 9781455358939
Genre : Fiction
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Classic short humor. According to the introduction: "Mark Twain was just as irreverent as he dared be, and 1601 reveals his richest expression of sovereign contempt for overstuffed language, genteel literature, and conventional idiocies.Later, when a magazine editor apostrophized, "O that we had a Rabelais!"Mark impishly and anonymously--submitted 1601; and that same editor, a praiser of Rabelais, scathingly abused it and the sender.In this episode, as in many others, Mark Twain, the "bad boy" of American literature, revealed his huge delight in blasting the shams of contemporary hypocrisy.Too, there was always the spirit of Tom Sawyer deviltry in Mark's make-up that prompted him, as he himself boasted, to see how much holy indignation he could stir up in the world."

America S Naval Heritage A Catalog Of Early Imprints From The Navy Department Library

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ISBN : 0160873126
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