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Magn ificent books and manuscripts

Sotheby & Co. (London, England)

Magn ificent books and manuscripts

property of the Garden Ltd : auction: Thursday, November 9 ... .

by Sotheby & Co. (London, England)

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Published by Sotheby"s in New York .
Written in English


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The heart of the Old Library is the magnificent oak Long Room, designed by Burgh with a flat roof and transformed in the s with the addition of this barrel-vaulted arch to create more space for Trinity College’s expanding collection of books and manuscripts. There are now over , books in the Long Room, including such national. The Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML) of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the largest publicly accessible special collections repositories in the United States. The collections—over , volumes and just over two linear miles of manuscript material—encompass the broad areas of literature, history, art.

The book is introduced by a fine architectural title page border with a lunette of Hercules defeating the Lernean Hydra. This is followed by the well-known full-page image of the goddess of astronomy, Urania, lecturing Finé, who holds a book and an astrolabe, beneath a spherical model of the solar system. The sale of Valuable Books and Manuscripts on 11 December spans 12 centuries of human history, culture and thought: from rare 9 th-century Carolingian leaves to an exceptional collection of animation artwork for Animal Farm (a film famously funded by the CIA as part of the American anti-Communist effort during the Cold War); from a presentation copy inscribed by Ada .

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Magn ificent books and manuscripts by Sotheby & Co. (London, England) Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Collection of The Garden Ltd. Magnificent Books and Manuscripts. New York: Sotheby's,large quarto, cloth. ()pp, items listed. Sotheby's, Item # This magnificent sale has a 4pp.

Foreword by Nicolas Barker followed by a 10pp. Preface by the book collector (as he liked to be addressed), Haven O' More. MAGNIFICENT BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS, CONCEIVED AND FORMED BY HAVEN O'MORE, FUNDED BY MICHAEL DAVIS.

(Garden Ltd.). New York: Sotheby's, 4to. The Collection of The Garden Ltd. Magnificent Books and Manuscripts. New York: Sotheby's, Cloth/dust jacket Quarto. Hardcover. black cloth gilt lettering mylar wrapper pp. Very good. Item # Price: €Book Edition: Cloth/Dust Jacket Quarto.

All books subject to prior sale. Payment with order; institutions may be billed. Postage additional: $ for the first book, $ each thereafter. Overseas postage billed at approximate cost. Pennsylvania residents must add 6% sales tax. Mastercard, Visa, and American Express accepted.

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MAGNIFICENT BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS, CONCEIVED AND FORMED BY HAVEN O'MORE FUNDED BY MICHAEL DAVIS, NEW YORK, 11/09/89 & 11/10/ This post auction catalog consists of lots all illustrated in color and black & white, all described in detail.

The book goes in to great detail, some of which may not always be interesting to every reader, but overall the book should appeal to anyone who loves old books and manuscripts.

Given the size (and heft) of the book and the many photos, it Reviews: Magnificat meets every need of your spiritual life. A way to more profound love of Christ. 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 The Tales of Beedle the. Description. Unlike the King James Bible, which contains 66 books, the Ethiopic Bible comprises a total of 84 books and includes some writings that were rejected or lost by other Churches.

This manuscript, however, only contains the four gospels and the first eight books of the Old Testament. It was created in the 17th century, but is a replica of an earlier 15th-century manuscript.

A stunning volume spanning centuries of beautiful books from all cultures. The well-known names of Durer, Dore, and Da Vinci are all represented along with numerous less-known and in some cases, unknown, illustrators and authors.

However, as the title suggests, many of the books are included in this volume because of their historic s: Magnificent Books, Manuscripts and Drawings from the Collection of Frederick 2nd Lord Hesketh; Audubon, John James.

of the copy including watermarks and notes on all but the most minor defects is available from the London or New York Book Departments, and on Read Condition Report Read Condition Report. In Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment. 1 full-page heraldic miniature, 12 full-page, and 10 small miniatures by the Master of the Chronique scandaleuse France, Paris, c.

Magnificent Books, Manuscripts and Drawings from the Collection of Frederick 2nd Lord Hesketh. 07 December The selection of books, manuscripts and drawings which is to be offered on 7 December represents the cream of this distinguished collection, built up by successive generations of the Fermor-Hesketh family.

(), who. Stephan Loewentheil • Jacob Loewentheil Kent Avenue PH-A • Brooklyn, NY USA phone: • fax: email: [email protected] EXTRAORDINARY LEAF (c. ) FROM AN ITALIAN POCKET BIBLE WITH MAGNIFICENT CONTENT AND INTRICATE SCRIPT.

More. Price: $1, Item Details Illuminated manuscript leaf (c) from a French Book of Hours with a colorful, vivid miniature of Mary and God on vellum.

view all books in Illuminated Manuscripts > Subscribe to our newsletter. I buy, authenticate, research, catalog, exhibit, sell: 18th, 19th, and early 20th century rare books and manuscripts, photographs, and visual culture; all of American origin or context.

Est. I have over 25 years experience in the rare book trade. Magnificent Switchable Manuscripts for Tamriel Rebuilt and Book Guide; Magnificent Switchable Manuscripts for Tamriel Rebuilt and Book Guide. Endorsements. and contains the mwse-lua scripts that allow you to do so. Active/install the core, MD books +Illys Dirty Book and RR scrolls only sub-packages (00, 02, 06).

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Below you can find helpful information for your research or check out our Medieval Manuscript Digital Collection with over 5, items. Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections.

Magnificent Manuscripts - Treasures of Book Illumination from through Ancient and Medieval Manuscripts Join LibraryThing to post. This topic is currently marked as "dormant"—the last message is more than 90 days old. Manuscript shows how Truman Capote renamed his heroine Holly Golightly the name is an extremely important element,” said Sotheby’s books specialist Gabriel Heaton.

it sticks long after.Among the highlights of the book are the illustrations to Akbar's magnificent Baharistan manuscript ofand the court scenes from the reigns of Shah Jahan () or the pleasure-loving Muhammad Shah ().There is a persistent rumor that St.-Germain possessed a magnificent library, and that he prepared a number of manuscripts on the secret sciences for the use of his disciples.

At the time of his death or disappearance these books and papers vanished, probably into the archives of his society, and no trustworthy information is now.