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2 edition of rare books and manuscripts collected by the late A. Edward Newton. found in the catalog.

rare books and manuscripts collected by the late A. Edward Newton.

Parke-Bernet Galleries.

rare books and manuscripts collected by the late A. Edward Newton.

Public sale, part one on Apr. 16, 17 and 18; part two on May 14, 15 and 16; part three, dates to be announced.

by Parke-Bernet Galleries.

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Published in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Newton, A. Edward -- 1864-1940.

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    Pagination22 p.
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21385778M

    Abraham Lincoln is the most featured author, with three separate works, while Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton have two separate works each. At his bequest, this private library came to the University after his death, and it is preserved intact as part of the Rare Books Collection. As part of her duties as treasurer and manager of the national speakers bureau for the League, she traveled widely across the United States. Admirers of Donald MacKinnon — and, it has to be said, on occasion Donald MacKinnon himself — have made much of his humble beginnings, but we should remember that talent often attracts sponsors. This may be in part due to a significant number of copies of Ogilby's first edition that probably perished in the Great Fire of London of

    The Mellon Alchemical Collection, donated by Paul Mellon and collected initially by his wife, Mary Conover Mellon, whose interest in alchemy was sparked by Carl Jung, whose own alchemical collection is today in Zurich. No single benefactor created the early collections at the Beinecke Library; rather it was built through a steady accretion of materials donated by faculty members, librarians, book collectors, and alumni, with additional purchases being made through groups such as the Yale Library Associates. This specialization made possible the acquisition of substantial holdings in the areas where donations had already contributed many basic texts. The section has no paid staff and all work is on a volunteer basis. Hartman served as professor of physiology at the University of Buffalo from until Conger Goodyear, G.

    James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain and Oliver Wendell Holmes are just a few of the more familiar American writers for whom there are distinguished collections of first editions. There are a significant number of Greek manuscript and printed books from the Byzantine world. The Friends attending the lecture were pleased to learn that Mr. Now, not all of the major works listed above are found in the MacKinnon Collection today. Thick hardbound books also tend to have their pages sag downward in the middle even if they are sitting level on a shelf.


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rare books and manuscripts collected by the late A. Edward Newton. by Parke-Bernet Galleries. Download PDF Ebook

Rodd, RBMS also promulgates a number of guidelines that seek to describe best professional practices in the special collections field.

Proceeding roughly by decade, this exhibition shows how the course transformed and developed over the years. The Mellon Alchemical Collection, donated by Paul Mellon and collected initially by his wife, Mary Conover Mellon, whose interest in alchemy was sparked by Carl Jung, whose own alchemical collection is today in Zurich.

Born on Sept. There are a significant number of Greek manuscript and printed books from the Byzantine world. Robert Boyle, the founder of the Royal Society and author of the law which bears his name, is represented by four titles, among them New Experiments and Observations Touching Coldwhich contains the first description of a graduated thermometer.

Agnes and Other Poems Marie Stuart Edward, circa s. If the covers bend in or flare out, usually from rapid humidity changes, a book is bowed bent like a drawn bow. All the principal titles from the major and minor authors are present. But overall, the collection of bindings is based on the more traditional polished calf bindings, like those encasing the six volumes of the first edition of Henry Fielding's Tom Jones The library of Thomas B.

The Joseph H. His Opticks; Or a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections, and Colours of Lights ; fourth edition, corrected is still a monument to his genius and a major advance in scientific thought.

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Further representative of the volumes in the collection on France are Pierre de La Gorce's Histoire de Second Empire in six volumes, Captaine Alfred Dreyfus, souvenirs et correspondance by his son, and Gabriel Hanotaux's Contemporary France, translated by John Charles Tarverin four volumes.

At present the Beinecke has well over 1, pre manuscripts, and the collection continues to grow. The Susan B. Funds to support this award were donated by the Leabs. In addition, Lockwood collected the signatures of both the Presidents of the United States and the Governors of New York, as well as some from other state officials.

The section has no paid staff and all work is on a volunteer basis. Davy's assistant, Michael Faraday, laid the foundation for the study of electro-magnetic induction and electro-magnetic waves, and was one of the first to study alloy steels.

Caius Plinius Secundus' Pliny the Elder's Historiae Mundi Libri XXXVII and Historiae Naturalis Libri XXXVII provide a compilation of early knowledge about mines, mineralogy and metals; in fact, the Historia as a whole, which was first printed at Venice in thirty-seven books, collects the best information in all recognized fields of science from the ancient world and was the foundation for scientific progress in the Renaissance.

Rare Books and Manuscripts

Over a collecting career that covered more than four decades, Newton assembled a library especially rich in British literature of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

Many bookstores specialize in out-of-print, used, antiquarian, rare and collectible books. The Italian Castle Rare books and manuscripts collected by the late A.

Edward Newton. book — contains more than 2, brief manuscripts and printed documents including news bulletins, diplomatic reports, histories, letters, scholarly and practical treatises, legal records, broadsides, genealogies, sermons and orations, plays, and poems. Years of handling, moving, and storage take their toll on the dust jacketcover, pages, and binding.

The partners in this firm, Leona Rostenberg and Madeleine Stern, have written extensively about their adventures, the books they love, and on the trade. Family members engaged in animal husbandry and agriculture on their estates and were influential in the arts, in commerce, and in local and national politics.

Marston,served for many years as curator of medieval and Renaissance literature and donated early manuscripts, as well as numerous incunabula to the collection. However, the fall in rare book prices steadily through the Great Depression meant that many sold lots brought only a fraction of prices they would have realized at the time of the Jerome Kern sale in At the center of the collection are the books about the exploration, conquest and settlement of Gran Colombia.

One of the earliest and most delightful books about collecting is that of Richard de Bury, or rather, Richard Aungerville, known as Richard de Bury, Bishop of Durham, who lived from to Adam Buffalo he fostered an interest in the English neoclassical writers, especially Samuel Johnson and James Boswell, at a time when their works were largely ignored.

Lockwood has a very carefully designed breadth but no extreme depth in a single area.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. The Rare Books and Manuscripts Collected by the Late A. Edward Newton. New York: Park- Bernet Galleries, Inc., Sans DW. Thin grey covered catalog. The Year of Water: Selections from Columbia’s Book Arts Collection January 20, - July 3, Chang Octagon.

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Edward Newton: removed from his home, Oak knoll, Daylesford, Author: Parke-Bernet Galleries.Dec 07,  · Matthew Haley, director and head of ebook and manuscripts at British auction house Bonhams, revealed his top 20 list and shared his advice for buyers looking to invest in rare galisend.com: Stephanie Linning For Mailonline.