Last edited by Shataxe
Sunday, August 2, 2020 | History

3 edition of Valuable printed books and manuscripts, including natural history. found in the catalog.

Valuable printed books and manuscripts, including natural history.

Gerhard Storck

Valuable printed books and manuscripts, including natural history.

by Gerhard Storck

  • 305 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Christie, Manson & Woods in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Early printed books -- Catalogs.,
  • Manuscripts -- Catalogs,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Catalogs,
  • Natural history -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreCatalogs, Bibliography, Catalogs.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination184 p. :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19144668M

    Later printed books that are scarce, have significant bindings, illustrations, or ownership history, are also part of the rare book collections. Other criteria for inclusion include important early works in the history of a particular subject or geographical area and books that .   Bibliography of the History of Medicine. Bibliography of the History of Medicine (Print) - Includes journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers and proceedings published from – The Bibliography, a printed version of the discontinued HISTLINE database, was published in six cumulative volumes (), and is useful for pre material.

    The rarer a book is, the more valuable it’s likely to be. Now, just because a book is old doesn’t mean it is rare. Most books printed in the 19th century are fairly common. You would probably have to find something printed in the s or earlier for the book’s age to contribute directly to its rarity. The Rare Books of Abecedarium. Part history, part coloring book, and part guide to historic books, the Smithsonian Libraries’ Abecedarium: An Adult Coloring Book for Bibliophiles is a contemplative and inspiring way to experience art, science, and culture from .

    American Book Prices Current is “an annual record of books, manuscripts, autographs, maps and broadsides sold at auction,” available as a book or CD-ROM. Many major auction houses that handle fine and rare books, such as Christie’s, Sotheby’s, and Swann Galleries, offer searchable databases of past and current sales from their web site.   Books, pamphlets, or broadsides that were printed before are known as incunables. Archives & Special Collections hold a number of reference works that further detail this period in history, including bibliographies of the books printed at this time, as well as several examples of manuscripts .


Share this book
You might also like
Telefol phonology

Telefol phonology

Farm structure survey

Farm structure survey

Tate Gallery, 1984-86

Tate Gallery, 1984-86

Basic College Math & I/A Math XL Pkg

Basic College Math & I/A Math XL Pkg

Supplement to the Catalogue of portraits in the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York

Supplement to the Catalogue of portraits in the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York

Çocuk adlan Sözlüğü

Çocuk adlan Sözlüğü

Religion in dialogue with late modern society

Religion in dialogue with late modern society

The Catholic view of the public school question

The Catholic view of the public school question

Financing of long-term care

Financing of long-term care

Sharpen their ears!

Sharpen their ears!

Les Onze Mille Verges

Les Onze Mille Verges

The Third book of reading lessons

The Third book of reading lessons

Notes, explanatory and practical, on the second Epistle to the Corinthians and the Epistle to the Galatians

Notes, explanatory and practical, on the second Epistle to the Corinthians and the Epistle to the Galatians

Revised statutes of Alberta, 2000

Revised statutes of Alberta, 2000

Valuable printed books and manuscripts, including natural history by Gerhard Storck Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rows  This is a list of printed books, manuscripts, letters, music scores, comic books, maps and other documents which have sold for more than US$1 million. The dates of composition of the books range from the 7th-century Quran leaf palimpsest and the early 8th century St Cuthbert Gospel, to a 21st-century holograph manuscript of J.

Rowling 's. In addition to books, Americana encompasses pamphlets, letters, documents and manuscripts. These auctions are held in New York and Paris in June and December. Offerings of Continental, Russian & Science books range from blockbooks and incunabula to the Russian avant-garde.

The book, the first printed by movable type, sold for a whopping $ million (about $ million today), a world record at the time for the highest amount paid for a single book.

Explore thousands of old and rare books, including illuminated manuscripts, fine press editions, illustrated books, incunabula, limited editions and miniature books. Whether you're a budding rare book collector or a bibliophile with an evniable collection, discover an amazing selection of including natural history.

book and collectible books from Valuable printed books and manuscripts around the. Bonhams books and manuscripts department holds world auction records for works by Aristotle ($,), John Keats (£,), Alan Turing (both manuscript and printed book, $1, and £,), Christopher Columbus ($,), Karl Marx (£,) and Robert Boyle (£,), and for a presentation copy of J.K.

Rowling's Harry Potter. Free Rare Book Evaluation. What type of books do we buy. This is certainly one of the most common questions that we receive.

Our speciality is in old and rare books, specifically early printed books before including incunabula, early Bibles (pre), manuscripts, archives, natural history books, color plate books, books on travel and exploration, fine sets, limited editions, first.

We Buy Old and Rare Books. Our speciality is in old and rare books, specifically early printed books before including incunabula, early Bibles (pre), manuscripts in general, handwritten books, medieval manuscripts, books of hours, archives, natural history books, color plate books, books on travel and exploration and much more.

The Rare Book Hub offers tools for the book collector and bookseller, especially old and rare books, antique or antiquarian books, hard to find, out of print, and collectible (collectable) books. Also covers rare book auctions, manuscripts, ephemera, broadsides, maps, prints, posters, bibliography, first editions, incunabula and catalogs.

The art of collecting manuscripts and documents is similar to the art of collecting rare books, and we always recommend handling such delicate items with care and precision. You may well be handling important parts of literary and world history, and proper storage and display of fragile and valuable works is always encouraged.

The Most Valuable Rare Books. Below are four of the most valuable and best-known rare books today: The First Atlas by Claudius Ptolemy () Considered one of the world’s first printed atlases, this original version of this work was created by Claudius Ptolemy in AD.

Ultimately, the book is a often a historical record or a work that changed history. Leonardo Da Vinci’s "Codex Leicester" is one of the most rare books in the world. Da Vinci’s journal focusing on water is one of his more organized manuscripts, although the notes are.

Typically early printed books and especially manuscripts. Imprint Satement of place, publisher and date of publication on a book’s title page. Incunable From the cradle of printing, i.e., any book printed before Issue A group of books issued by the publisher as a discrete unit.

At times, issue refers to timing, such as the “first. We buy rare books, manuscripts, autographs, ephemera or photographs; any of these items focused upon American history that are printed, handwritten, or created in the 18th, 19th or early 20th century.

Our latest acquisitions of rare books and manuscripts in all fields, including first editions and copies in fine bindings.

History & Culture First editions, autographed and signed books from feminism to the occult, naval history to crime. Now, he has o books from his rare book room online, including first editions by American and British writers such as Hemingway, Dickens, Sinclair Lewis, etc.; signed presidential material, large Michigan history, science and books-about-books sections, and (of course, being in the Motor City) a huge collection of books on the.

The second most valuable book on the list is a first edition of The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, which can fetch up to £40, - but only if its in perfect. The world's most valuable scientific books and manuscripts - an overview of the marketplace which at the time was the most expensive printed book ever sold.

the top 50 tells the history of. Historia Naturalis was one of the first manuscripts ever printed and, perhaps more importantly, the first published natural history book. Its 37 volumes spanned all knowledge of natural history at the time as well as mathematics, literature and art.

It eventually became a model for encyclopedias as we know them. “Certain categories of books are generally more sought after,” says the ALA’s FAQ, “including all books printed beforeEnglish books printed beforebooks printed in the.

Welcome to the website of Donald A. Heald Rare Books. In our nearly fifty year history we have established ourselves among the world's leading authorities on fine antiquarian illustrated and color plate books, prints & drawings and maps.

From our beginnings in London in the early s, to our present location on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, we specialize in Americana, Voyages and Travel.

Blackwell's Rare Books buys and sells rare and collectable books in all fields, especially modern first editions, private press and antiquarian books on subjects from literature and philosophy to medicine and topography, including early printing and fine bindings.

The very first Blackwell bookshop opened in Oxford in selling rare and second-hand books.There are works of astronomy, history, philosophy, religion, law, and literature, including twenty-one copies of the Koran and ten of Firdawsi's epic poem, the Shahnamah.

The oriental manuscripts provide examples of a variety of physical formats, among them books, scrolls, accordion books, and palm-leaf books.The Rare Book & Manuscript Library is Columbia University's principal repository for special collections.

Located in New York City on the university's Morningside Heights campus, its collections span more than 4, years, from early Mesopotamia to the present day, and span a variety of formats: cuneiform tablets, papyri, and ostraca, medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, early printed books.