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exhibition of manuscripts & printed books held at Eton College Library

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exhibition of manuscripts & printed books held at Eton College Library

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Published by International League of Antiquarian Booksellers in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title : Eton College Library, 16 September 1984.

Statementselected & catalogued by the College librarian,Paul Quarrie.
ContributionsQuarrie, Paul.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14320918M

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A Guide to Early Printed Books and Manuscripts provides an introduction to the language and concepts employed in bibliographical studies and textual scholarship as they pertain to early modern manuscripts and printed texts.

Winner, Honourable Mention for Literature, Language and Linguistics, American Publishers Prose Awards, Format: Hardcover. Catalogue of the printed books and manuscripts bequeathed by Francis Douce, Esq to the Bodleian Library. Oxford, (Bodleian copies shelfmarked =R.

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(Montague Rhodes), Publication date Topics Eton College. Library Publisher Cambridge, Univ. PressPages: About this Item: On letterhead of The Lodge Eton College. 10 December, 2pp., 12mo.

Bifolium with mourning border. In good condition, lightly aged. The letter concerns a portrait of Hornby described in Lionel Cust's 'Eton College Portraits' (, dedicated to Hornby's memory), as being '56 x 45 inches.

Painted by the Hon. John COLLIER,   However, unlike the largely pre-planned printed book, the basic unit of a manuscript book is always, not the text, but the quire. 35 Texts may either consume many of these (and sometimes more than one volume), or may not fill a whole one, but the quire is the one structure universal in all hand-made books after late : Ralph Hanna.

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As we celebrate the Choirbook and its physical survival. This series highlights collections included in the "Gutenberg & After: Europe's First Printers " exhibition, now open through Dec. 15 (daily, noon to 6 p.m.) in the Ellen and Leonard Milberg follow is a note from Eric White, Curator of Rare Books: The 15th-century books gathered in “Gutenberg & After” provide remarkably rich opportunities to study many aspects of book.

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The Eton Choirbook has under gone a vivid history. It is one of three surviving volumes of exquisite, Latin illuminated manuscripts. It has been loved as an instrument of the Catholic faith, later at the mercy of religious and political changes where relics, icons and artifacts of. Although the earliest printed book held by the Library dates back tomost of its incunables were printed between and Their places of printing represent the main bookmaking towns of the time, which were concentrated in present day Germany, Italy and France, with Lyon, Nuremberg and Venice producing most.

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