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Catalogue of early-printed, & other interesting books, manuscripts, &c.

J. & J. Leighton, Ltd.

Catalogue of early-printed, & other interesting books, manuscripts, &c.

by J. & J. Leighton, Ltd.

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Published by J. &. J. Leighton, Ltd in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rare books -- Catalogs.,
  • Catalogs, Booksellers".,
  • Incunabula -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesLeighton"s illustrated catalogue, Catalogue of early-printed, and other interesting books, manuscripts
    GenreCatalogs.
    Series[Reichner catalogs]
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 pts. in 1 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22386280M

    ] Printed book catalogue ('Part I'): 'A Collection of Choice & Charming Books of the 17th 18ty & 19th Centuries & a few Modern Authors offered for sale by the Ex-Officers Book Union'. Author: [ Major George William Redway (), soldier and military historian, trading as bookseller under the name ] 'Ex-Officers Book Union', Ealing, London. Rare Books and Manuscripts The Department of Rare Books and Manuscripts holds approximat volumes. The collection represents a broad range of material relating to the visual arts and cultural life in the United Kingdom and the former British Empire, dating from the .

    The most noted girls of the town: A newly discovered edition of Harris’s List of Covent Garden Ladies Thursday, Harris’s List of Covent Garden Ladies is a notorious publication that detailed the names and ‘specialities’ of prostitutes working in Covent . The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Wilkinson & Hodge Sotheby. Books from the extended shelves: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge: [Catalogue]. (London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge: The Addington collections: catalogue of the important collection of engravings formed by the late Samuel Addington, Esq.: which will be.

    Fine books & Manuscripts Catalogue Number There is a larger use of blue than in any of the other books. Parts of “The Shepheardes Calender”, as well as many of the large initials are. Founded in , the Old Library is still situated in its original room with bookcases made from medieval lecterns. Although none of the original collection remains, the library holds a fine and hugely significant collection of c. 30, early printed books and manuscripts dating from the 12th to 19th centuries.


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Catalogue of early-printed, & other interesting books, manuscripts, &c by J. & J. Leighton, Ltd. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Printed Books and Manuscripts including Atlases, Maps, Travel and Topography, Military and Naval History, English Literature, Natural History and Science, Sport, Continental and Early Printed Books, Music, Autograph Letters, Manuscripts and Greetings Cards.

[ Sotheby's, auction catalogue, sale dates: 23 October, and 6 November, ]. by Sotheby's. and a great selection of related books.

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Full text of "Catalogue of a Portion of the Valuable Collection of Manuscripts, Early Printed Books, &c., of " See other formats.

A Guide to Early Printed Books and Manuscripts provides an introduction to the language and concepts employed in bibliographical studies and textual scholarship as they pertain to early modern manuscripts and printed texts. Catalogue of early-printed Winner, Honourable Mention for Literature, Language and Linguistics, American Publishers Prose Awards, /5(1).

A Guide to Early Printed Books and Manuscripts provides an introduction to the language and concepts employed in bibliographical studies and textual scholarship as they pertain to early modern manuscripts and printed texts.

Winner, Honourable Mention for Literature, Language and Linguistics, American Publishers Prose Awards, Format: Hardcover. Most manuscripts are textual without decoration, but some individuals have interesting initials (for example IV F 8). The manuscripts were used by students and professors of the university, which corresponds to their compositions.

Most of the British Library's incunabula are described in detail in 'BMC', the Catalogue of books printed in the XVth Century now in the British Museum (London: British Museum.

Department of Printed Books, ). Printed copies of the BMC are on open shelves in the Rare Books & Music Reading Room at shelfmark RAR ENG. The collection of Early European Books and Manuscripts encompasses materials produced before in Western Europe and in Eastern Europe.

The holdings are very strong in Italian Humanist manuscripts in both Italian and Latin. There are a significant number of Greek manuscript and printed books from the Byzantine world.

An illuminated manuscript is a manuscript in which the text is supplemented with such decoration as initials, borders (), and miniature the strictest definition, the term refers only to manuscripts decorated with either gold or silver; but in both common usage and modern scholarship, the term refers to any decorated or illustrated manuscript from Western traditions.

Leighton, J. & J., Catalogue of Early Printed, and Other Interesting Books, Manuscripts and Fine Bindings. Part XV London: Spring Wyncoll’s copy of The Winter’s Tale presumably entered the mystery item category many years ago because it is both a manuscript and a printed item.

Perhaps it ended up on the curator of manuscripts shelf. [A-C]8, [D]10; [a-m]8, [n]6,[o-z]8, [aa-ff]8, [gg] Complete with the initial and final blanks. The arrival of printed books is so often regarded as one of the inaugural moments of the renaissance that it is sometimes forgotten that the first years of print also represented the.

Incunabula, or incunables, are early printed books, produced before the year The category of incunabula includes typographic books (printed using movable type) and block books (printed using full-page engravings), printed on either parchment or paper. This leaf comes from the distinguished collection of Bernard Breslauer (), the legendary bookdealer whose excellent private collection of Medieval manuscript leaves, early printed books, and fine bindings spoke to his experience and discerning eye.

His collection was sold in two sales in by Christie's for more than $4, the well over albums in the catalogue only nineteen date from or before. The earliest Amherst class book Spira had was The present book is of special interest as it comes right at the point in time when class books with lithographed or engraved portraits were being replaced by class books with photos.

This copy has both. An interesting chapter in the history of the early printed Hebrew book is the study of the role played by Christian hebraists. Beginning sometime in the third quarter of the fifteenth-century, the study of the Hebrew language and especially biblical studies including rabbinic commentators increasingly became the focus of Christian scholars.

Early Printed Books was developed by Sarah Werner as a companion to her book, Studying Early Printed Books, A Practical Guide, and released in beta in the spring of and officially launched in the spring of Intended to be able to be used both alongside and separately from the book, the website is an open-access, freely.

A block book and four printed books. [with] Catalogue of forty-six western and Oriental illuminated manuscripts, the property of the late C.W. Dyson Perrins. [ Sotheby & Co., auction catalogue, sale dates: 9 December and 1 December ]. [nach diesem Titel suchen].

A book is a medium for recording information in the form of writing or images, typically composed of many pages (made of papyrus, parchment, vellum, or paper) bound together and protected by a cover.

The technical term for this physical arrangement is codex (plural, codices).In the history of hand-held physical supports for extended written compositions or records, the codex replaces its. Other sources of the NL CR; Czech articles ANL; Czech articles since ANL+; Incunabula, early prints & maps; Database of library literature (KKL) Slavonic library online catalogue; Czech national bibliography (ČNB) Czech National Bibliography - News; Announced books and music (ISN) Announced e-books; Publishers in the Czech Republic.

Early printed books and other materials from the Middle East. The Bodleian is fortunate to have a number of early Arabic books, including a copy of the first book printed with Arabic moveable type in (Vet.

Arab. 1) and several first editions of Arabic works printed by the Italian Medici Press at the end of the fifteenth century. The. A Guide to Early Printed Books and Manuscripts provides an introduction to the language and concepts employed in bibliographical studies and textual scholarship as they pertain to early modern manuscripts and printed texts.

Winner, Honourable Mention for Literature, Language and Linguistics, American Publishers Prose Awards,   At first, the printed books closely resembled the handwritten manuscripts: (i) The metal letters imitated the ornamental handwritten manuscripts.

(ii) Borders were illuminated by hand with foliage and other patterns. Illustrations were also painted. (iii) In the books printed for the rich, space for decoration was kept blank on the printed page.Early Printed Books focuses on what was unique about books printed during the hand-press period in the West—those features particular to works printed betweenwhen the printing press began to be developed in Germany, andwhen the machine press began to take its place across the Western world.

On this site you’ll find images showing details like title pages, woodcuts, signature.