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Early Italian books, manuscripts & bindings, XIVth-XVIth centuries.

Laurence Witten (Firm)

Early Italian books, manuscripts & bindings, XIVth-XVIth centuries.

by Laurence Witten (Firm)

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Published by Laurence Witten in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

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    Other titlesEarly Italian books, manuscripts and bindings
    Series[Reichner catalogs]
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22388109M

    Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The de Brailes Hours is the earliest surviving English Book of Hours, written in Oxford in the thirteenth century and illuminated by William de Brailes. Additional , f The Felbrigge Psalter was illuminated in mid-thirteenth century France and preserves an embroidered binding dating to around Sloane

    The St Cuthbert Gospel, also known as the Stonyhurst Gospel or the St Cuthbert Gospel of St John, is an early 8th-century pocket gospel book, written in finely decorated leather binding is the earliest known Western bookbinding to survive, and both the 94 vellum folios and the binding are in outstanding condition for a book of this age. With a page size of only by 92 millimetres.   Sometimes, manuscript waste was used to bind the outside of books, but more often it was hidden in the structure, visible only when the outermost binding was damaged. The book pictured above, which recently came to the attention of a Rare Books staff member, is a product of this period of transition from manuscripts to printed books.

    The development of the The Rare Book & Manuscript Library’s Emblem Books Collection was due in large part to the efforts of Professor Henri Stegemeier (–). The collection was described by Thomas McGeary and N. Frederick Nash in Emblem Books at . Antique Italian book, Venice, dated , covered with Antique papier dominotè Remondini family, antique book, highly collectable book (Mary Anne Evans) Victorian Classic 15th Century Historical Novel Italian Romance Florence, Italy NeverEnoughBooks From shop NeverEnoughBooks 5 out of 5 Vintage Italian books,set of 5,written.

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The manuscript is now within plain boards, and was usable left like this. Usually, however, the outside of the book was covered with leather, tanned, and sometimes dyed.

On a few Carolingian books, bindings have simple stamped patterns on the leather. There was a fashion for stamped bindings in northern France in the later twelfth century, and. The depth and focus of the Aldine Collection are complemented by the breadth and comprehensiveness of the Ahmanson-Murphy Collection of Early Italian Printing (), which encompasses the work of all printers working in Italy, beginning in the early years of printing throughnot only printers from Venice, but those from many other Italian cities as well, including Rome, Author: Caroline Cubé.

15th Century: The Book in Transition Bookbinding came out of the dark ages as European culture began to flourish. Books became more common with the invention of printing mid-century. Very different styles of bindings developed in northern and southern Europe, differences which would be evident for the next few centuries.

Books, manuscripts, and other material assembled by John Davis Batchelder on the history of western culture. Includes 42 incunabula. Bible Collection (1, titles). XIVth-XVIth centuries.

book Early editions and rare issues of the Bible in numerous languages. Big Little Book Collection ( titles). Popular children's books, mid-twentieth century. You'll find historical antique manuscripts available beginning from the 9th through the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Examples, available on eBay, may include a signed copy of a first edition original antique manuscript or a rare Persian manuscript dating The majority of these are religious texts. Illuminated manuscripts included religious works such the books of hours and prayer books, but also histories, tales of adventure and love, poetry, and a wide range of moralizing works that we might classify as self-improvement books today.

By the 14th century, the production of luxury manuscripts by monks writing in the monastic scriptorium. Bookbinding is the process of physically assembling a book of codex format from an ordered stack of paper sheets that are folded together into sections or sometimes left as a stack of individual sheets.

The stack is then bound together along one edge by either sewing with thread through the folds or by a layer of flexible adhesive. Alternative methods of binding that are cheaper but less. The earliest precursor of the book can be traced back to Ancient Egypt.

During the Fifth Dynasty ( – BCE), Egyptians began employing the pith of papyrus, an aquatic flowering plant, as an early form of thick sheets woven from this organic material offered an ideal writing surface for special inks and pigments. A treasure binding or jewelled bookbinding is a luxurious book cover using metalwork in gold or silver, jewels, or ivory, perhaps in addition to more usual bookbinding material for book-covers such as leather, velvet, or other cloth.

The actual bookbinding technique is the same as for other medieval books, with the folios, normally of vellum, stitched together and bound to wooden cover boards.

Great deals on Pre Antiquarian & Collectible Books. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items. With more than illuminated manuscripts, 1, of the first printed books (ca. - ), and an important collection of post deluxe editions, this extraordinary collection chronicles the art of the book over more than 1, years.

The collection is from all over the world, and from ancient to modern times. It features deluxe Gospel books from Armenia, Ethiopia, Byzantium, and. Fortunately in this case, the binding style is in extreme contrast to the date of the text and the binding is signed “David” a binder from the late 19th century.

The full leather binding is elaborately gold tooled and the inside of the covers feature full leather doublures. Handsewn double endbands and gilded edges. - Explore jscarlock's board "Italian manuscripts", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Illuminated manuscript, Manuscript, Medieval pins. BOSTON, MA – J The J auction, A Mystic Collection, featured illuminated Medieval manuscripts, a strong group of rubricated incunabula in contemporary bindings, important high spots for Bible collectors, illustrated books, and unusual collectors of English books, 18th-century Italian views, classics, and heraldry had many exceptional offerings from which.

Early Modern Manuscripts and Books () is a collection of works from the fifteenth century to the begining of the eighteenth century. Within this corpus can be found the works of great scholars such as Dante Alighieri, Thomas More, and Plato; however.

While this exhibit is based on a close examination of manuscripts and early printed books held at the Special Collections Research Center, its main inspiration is the landmark exhibit catalog, Marks in Books, Illustrated and Explained (Cambridge, Mass.: Houghton Library Publications, ).

- Manuscripts from ancient times up to Gutenberg (pre), in Greek, Latin, Aramaic, Coptic, Armenian, German, English - the Bible in whole or in fragments, including deuterocanonical books.

See more ideas about Deuterocanonical books, Ancient, Manuscript pins. 3 Ways to Evaluate a Books 1. Examine the materials used to construct the book. Note the organization of the content by elements and layout. Study the impact of the book on the culture of the time in which it was produced.

What factors determines the rarity of a book. Age, Scarcity, Condition, First Editions, Fine Bindings and quality of. The pages of these history books have been prepared using machinery and are glued together instead of being sewn by hand. In the midth century there was a trend for giving books with decorative bindings as gifts and the demand for novelty in these bindings often resulted in unusual combinations of materials and techniques.

The precision with which one can date the creation of this book is purely down to the fact that it gives us its ‘publication’ date—the only such case on this list (it is, according to the British Library, where it now resides, the earliest example of a dated, printed book in the world).A Chinese version of a key text in the Mahayana Buddhist tradition, this Diamond Sutra—found among.

The Best Italian Novels and literature works from early XIII century to XXI Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.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.

Hill Library also owns an original manuscript Book of Hours (French, ca. ) and reproductions of early printed books, including the Gutenberg Bible (), the Cologne Bible (), and the first printing of the King James Bible ().