Catalogue of valuable printed books

including fine natural history books and an important collection of herbals andmedicinal books...days of sale, Monday, 25th February, 1974, Tuesday, 26th February, 1974.
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Sotheby & Co. , London
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Open LibraryOL14284398M

Highlights of the catalog include a rare first edition of Herodotus’ Historaie in Greek, ­­an exceptionally rare printing of Thomas Paine’s The American Crisis, a first edition set of Charles Lucian Bonaparte’s American Ornithology, a rare first limited large paper edition of Shackleton’s The Heart of the Antarctic, a scarce first edition of Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales, a first edition of Hemingway’s masterpiece The Sun.

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Catalogue of Valuable Printed Books, and a Few Manuscripts, Autograph Letters & Historical Documents Etc. Comprising a Selection from the Library at Moncreiffe House, Bridge of Earn, Perthshire.

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I issued my first catalogue as a rare book dealer inwhile still lecturing in English at the University of Warwick, from which I resigned a couple of years later in order to deal full-time. The Rare Book Collection contains overprinted books, pamphlets, broadsides and other material, with imprints between the fifteenth and twentieth centuries.

The collection has developed from the early years of the school, and now includes all of the Library’s pre holdings and most pre American imprints.

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[New York: Printed Matter, ]. Printed Matter's largest catalogue up to that point and a valuable bibliographic resource for the study of artists' books. It lists Printed Matter's inventory of thousands of titles and many are well-described. A book must fulfill several requirements to be valuable: It must be desirable (from a famous author, most books published in the last century will never become valuable no matter how rare they get.

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After downloading, one of the best ways to view these is to click View and then Page Display. Select Single Page View. You also have the option of scrolling which. British Museum. Department of Printed Books. Title: General catalogue of printed books. Edition: Photolithographic ed.

to Imprint: London: Trustees of the British Museum, Extent: v. Notes: The new edition was started with vol. 52 at the point where the previous edition had been abandoned; it will conclude with the publication.Used Books, Rare Books, Out of Print books.

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