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Books, manuscripts, autograph letters, bindings from the ninth to the present century.

Breslauer, Martin, firm, booksellers, London.

Books, manuscripts, autograph letters, bindings from the ninth to the present century.

by Breslauer, Martin, firm, booksellers, London.

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Many of them were re-used on later manuscript covers, as on luxury Gospel-books made around the end of the 10th century. 10th-century Gospel-book, produced in Metz The upper cover of a 10th-century Gospel-book depicting the Annunciation, the Adoration of the Magi and the Massacre of the Innocents (BnF, Latin ). The book’s binder would often remove and discard the half title at the time of binding. Remaining half-titles are therefore of interest to collectors. Illuminated Decorated by hand. Typically early printed books and especially manuscripts. Imprint Satement of place, publisher and date of publication on a book.

Not uncommon in older, larger books, it is not considered a defect, so long as all integral leaves are present. Modern Recently accomplished, when used to describe a book’s binding that is not the original casing. Some books bound recently are bound using techniques, tools and styles of the period of the book’s original issue; when done. In a fine Royal Binding, with the arms of King George II to the boards, contemporary gilt dec. panelled morocco. One (of 4) near-contemporary large silk ties present with metal thread fringed edge, now loosely inserted into the volume, and with four modern black silk replacement ties in the board Rating: % positive.

- Explore juliadavis's board "13th Century Manuscripts", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Illuminated manuscript, Medieval and Medieval art pins. S ome of the highlights from Catalogue 85 (Autograph Musical Manuscripts & Letters of Composers, First & Early Editions of Printed Music, Rare Books on Music Iconography) include: Beethoven. First edition of the full score of the 9th Symphony, with a presentation inscription from Charles Munch to Alfred Cortot (item 4); Brahms.


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Books, manuscripts, autograph letters, bindings from the ninth to the present century by Breslauer, Martin, firm, booksellers, London. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Catalogue One Hundred - Books Manuscripts Autograph Letters Bindings (From the Ninth to the Present Century) [Martin Breslauer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. MARTIN BRESLAUER, London. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12 tall. Quarto. Original Printed Wrappers.

Profusely Illustrated with Photo Plates. Get this from a library. Books, manuscripts, autograph letters, bindings: from the ninth to the present century. [Martin Breslauer, Inc.].

London: Martin Breslauer, n.d. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. pages. Add tags for "Books, manuscripts, autograph letters, bindings from the ninth to the present century.". Be the first. BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, AUTOGRAPH LETTERS FROM THE FOURTEENTH TO THE PRESENT CENTURY Paperback – January 1, by Martin Breslauer (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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book Printed Works (June 3, ), The Property of the Elsie O. and Philip D. Sang Foundation, Part Four. "x", unpaged. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # ECBB. Autograph letter signed.

New Orleans, April 1, Very rare autograph letter signed from Margaret Mitchell to Harold Latham, who had famously discovered her and her book, about traveling incognito and possibly meeting.

Written seven months before the Gone With the Wind premiere. $11, Read More. Books, Manuscripts, Fine Bindings, Autograph Letters From The Ninth To The Present gue Breslauer, M.

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Bid in-person or online for the upcoming auction:Valuable Books and Manuscripts on 13 July at London. Make sure to adequately space the books and manuscripts in storage to prevent overcrowding. Bookends work well for keeping texts upright and spaced, although very tall books and manuscripts should lay flat to protect to their bindings.

Ideally, you should keep old books and manuscripts in protective boxes or sleeves made from acid-free materials. Christie's - London: Illuminated Manuscripts, Valuable Printed Books, Historical Bindings, Autograph Letters and Musical Manuscripts - Sale No.

- Wednesday, J on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. selection of books, manuscripts, engravings, and autograph letters remarkable for their interest & rariety.|a unknown binding – january 1, See all formats Manufacturer: Maggs Bros.

Catalogue of Valuable Printed Books Autograph Letters and Historical Documents comprising Colour Plate h Architectural and Design Books of the 18th ental s and Manuscripts.

[ Sotheby & Co., auction catalogue, sale date: 23. Catalogue of the famous library of printed books, illuminated manuscripts, autograph letters, and engravings collected by Henry Huth, and since maintained and augmented by his son Alfred H.

Huth, Fosbury Manor, Wiltshire--the engravings & woodcuts () (Reprint) by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Not a single autograph in the hand of ancient Greek or Roman notables, not one manuscript so carefully preserved in the Classical period, not one book from the library at Alexandria, has survived.

The manuscripts that we have are copies rarely older than the 6th century AD and more often belong to the 9th and 10th centuries. 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. Sales are held twice each year in London to coincide with our sales of. Catalogue of Valuable Printed Books, and a Few Manuscripts, Autograph Letters & Historical Documents Etc.

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Manuscript Edition, beautifully bound and illustrated, number 12 of copies, with a remarkable manuscript leaf with over words in Thoreau's hand from his first letter to Harrison Blake, arguably Thoreau's most important correspondent, echoing many of the themes of Walden.

$37, Read More.Title: Gospel Book Date: ca. –50 Geography: Made in probably Metz, present-day France Culture: Carolingian Medium: Ink and opaque watercolor on parchment; modern leather binding Dimensions: Binding: 11 3/4 × 8 3/16 × 2 3/4 in. ( × × 7 cm) Other (folio leaves): 11 1/4 × 7 1/2 in.

( × 19 cm) Opening (approx.): 11 3/4 × 15 3/4 in. ( × 40 cm).No autographs of ancient Greek or Roman authors survive; manuscripts of their works are rarely older than the 6th century ad and more often belong to the 9th and 10th centuries.

In the European Middle Ages, before the invention of printing, theological, historical, and literary works were copied in regular “book hands” by professional scribes who were monks.