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3 edition of Manuscripts purchased from the Lyell Collection. found in the catalog.

Manuscripts purchased from the Lyell Collection.

Richard William Hunt

Manuscripts purchased from the Lyell Collection.

by Richard William Hunt

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Published by Bodleian Library Record in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Offprint from The Bodleian Library Record, v.4, no. 5, Sept., 1953.

The Physical Object
Paginationp. 279-288.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15401607M

Hackett owned four manuscripts: three were purchased by the Mitchell Library in Sydney at the sale, and the fourth was that purchased from Hackett's widow by the State Library of Victoria. It may be of interest to medievalists that another purchase from the Hackett Collection was a second Book of Hours, printed by Jean Barbier for Nicolas.   “Poor” is a reading copy only, not well-suited for a purposeful book collection (unless the book is extremely rare). Of course each bookseller’s definition of what exactly differentiates a “Fine” book from a “Near Fine” book, and so on, is subjective, but these grades work well as general guidelines.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Books Advanced Search New Releases Amazon Charts Best Sellers & More The New York Times® Best Sellers Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Advanced Search New Releases. A stunning claim, but certainly Charles Lyell's Principles of Geology, published in , shook prevailing views of how Earth had been formed. His book was an attack on the common belief among.

The Elisabeth Ball collection, acquired in , added two 15th-century Books of Hours and the Ruth Adomeit collection, received in , includes three complete Books of Hours and several medieval leaves. Many of these manuscripts are illustrated in bright colors, some with applied gold and silver. The collection of manuscripts, private papers and archives is a large and varied one. On the one hand, it includes complete codices, significant fragments and single leaves of book manuscripts from the European, the Near Eastern and Indian traditions. On the other, it includes private papers and archives documenting many subjects, sometimes with only a single item but often in some depth with.


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Manuscripts purchased from the Lyell Collection by Richard William Hunt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Type any phrase that appears within the body, title or abstract. Created around in Verona, Italy. Probably used by lay people and members of a confraternity.[1] Acquire by Erwin Rosenthal (–), bookseller, Zürich until ; Privately purchased in by James P.R.

Lyell (–), private book collector, England;[2] Privately purchased in by Bernard Quaritch, Ltd, bookseller, London;[3] Privately purchased in by Harry Lawrence. List of Special Collections: Library of Congress Rare Books and Special Collections: an Illustrated Guide. To give the reader a somewhat different perspective on our holdings, we present the following list of separately maintained special collections, as well as those materials dispersed throughout the general rare collections.

Accompanying each entry is a brief note describing the collection. About the Lyell Collection; Accessibility; Lyell Collection homepage; Collections; Open Access Collection ; Open Access Policy ; Lyell Collection access help ; Recommend to your Library; Lyell Collection Sponsors ; Digital preservation ; Developing countries ; Geofacets ; Manage your account.

Besides them, eleven medieval manuscripts in the Bodleian in the series 'MSS. Lyell empt.' were bought by the Library from Lyell's executors.

MSS. Marshall Thomas Marshall (), a pupil and friend of Francis Junius, was educated at Lincoln College, Oxford, and graduated in Author: Matthew Holford. Our guide to book collecting covers many of the basic elements of book collecting, from what to collect to caring for your book collection.

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Among the collection’s strengths are Civil War-era letters and diaries, family papers and the records of. Taken from the Bodleian Library’s slide collection of manuscripts Bodleian Library: Western manuscripts to c Medieval and renaissance manuscripts at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, including links to information about published and unpublished resources and online handlists.

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Dibner Library Manuscripts. This collection includes correspondence, study and laboratory books, notes, diaries, and hand-lettered texts by notable scientists from the 13 th to the 20 th centuries. Authors like Isaac Newton, Johannes Kepler, Galileo Galilei, Tycho Brahe, Nicola Tesla, Albert Einstein.

The 48 miniature paintings of this luxurious fine art book are the modern culmination of medieval tradition of illuminated manuscripts. Bible in English - New Testament - Copied by a single scribe (except Ten Commandments) in red and brown ink in a highly legible and skilled textualis (textura) hand: a professional scribe.

Collection of Gloria Jones Papers related to James Jones, American author of the novel From Here To Eternity, published in and winner of the National Book Award. The collection includes letters, books, manuscripts, documents, photographs and serials pertaining to his life as a soldier fighting in World War II and as a member of the Handy.

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To qualify as an antique, the item needs to be at least years old while anything younger qualifies as a vintage or collectible piece. What is the Lyell Collection. key book series. Cutting edge science sits alongside important historical material, benefiting from the extensive functionality of HighWire press.

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With peer-reviewed pages, 25 articles and volumes, the Lyell. Collection Number RL Title Sir Charles Lyell papers Date Creator Lyell, Charles, Sir, Extent 3 items Repository David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library Language Materials in English. Book Collection - Manuscripts.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N P R S V W Z. Anderson, Poul The Corridors of Time Amazing Stories NY. Manuscript and page proofs for. THE BOOK OF MANUSCRIPTS incorporating THE TREASURY OF LIFE Compiled from writings preserved by Amos, an Egyptian; Claudius Linus, a Roman; and Vitico, a Gaul.

Chapter 1 - THE SCROLL OF EMOD Chapter 2 - THE SCROLL OF KAMUSHAHRE Chapter 3 - The Destroyer - PART 1 - FROM THE GREAT SCROLL Chapter 4 - The. A solicitor by profession, Lyell was a distinguished book collector and developed an especially close relationship with Oxford’s Bodleian Library, which is marked by the bequest of one hundred of his medieval manuscripts to the library and his endowment of the Lyell Readership in Bibliography at Oxford.

At a talk he gave in on ‘books and book collecting’, Lyell.Manuscripts presents the Gospels in easy-to-read, pocket sized Bible books. Each Gospel is formatted like a traditional book. The text is arranged in one column, without verse numbers or footnotes. We used the New American Standard Bible, a translation widely respected for its word-for-word accuracy.

Jesus’ words are printed in red and are placed in their own paragraphs for emphasis.