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Rare books and very special collections.

Katz, Joseph

Rare books and very special collections.

by Katz, Joseph

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Published by Kent State University Libraries in Kent, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rare books.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesKent State University Libraries. Occasional papers -- no. 2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p.
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19988169M

    The Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) is a section of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). The section is devoted to supporting the activities of special collections libraries and archives and promotes the interests of librarians, archivists, curators, and others concerned with the acquisition, organization Formerly called: Committee on Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Special Collections. The Department of Special Collections is one of the premier repositories of its kind. Its holdings span five millennia and five continents, and include around , rare or significant printed works; 30, linear feet of textual materials, ranging from cuneiform tablets to contemporary manuscripts; a wealth of prints, drawings, photographs, maps, coins, and other visual materials; the.

    The Rare Book & Manuscript Library is Columbia University's principal repository for special collections. Located in New York City on the university's Morningside Heights campus, its collections span more than 4, years, from early Mesopotamia to the present day, and span a variety of formats: cuneiform tablets, papyri, and ostraca, medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, early printed books. Antiquarian Books Rare & Antiquarian Books. The history of books is as old as the history of thought. Before the first century AD introduced the techincal advances of the codex, the written word was preserved on clay tablets and parchment scrolls. This selection is reserved for some of the oldest offerings in the Rare Book Room.

    iGuide is proud to host the online Rare Book Price Guide. The price guide is maintained by Jon R. Warren, whose price guide books have been the authority on collectibles values since TThe searchable database consists of detailed reports in an ever-growing database of items in this category. Rare Books. 9, likes talking about this. A page about Rare Book CollectingFollowers: K.


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