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2 edition of selection of printed books mostly from the fifteenth and sixteenth century found in the catalog.

selection of printed books mostly from the fifteenth and sixteenth century

selection of printed books mostly from the fifteenth and sixteenth century

the property of Mr J. R. Ritman : sold for the benefit of the Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica, Amsterdam : auction : Wednesday 6 December 2000, at 10:30 am.

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Published by Sotheby"s in London .
Written in English

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  • Ritman, J. R. -- Library -- Catalogs,
  • Rare books -- Bibliography -- Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRitman, J. R., Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180 p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19041231M

    Printed the Etymologiarum of Isidore of Seville from the 7th century. Contained 20 volumes including a map of the world. William Caxton: Printer's mark includes large "WC", small "SC" and the numbers William Caxton: Printed very bad quality/looking books. William Caxton: Printed books in English. Anton Koberger: Printed Nuremberg Chronicles. The Staatsbibliothek Bamberg owns rich holdings in the area of illuminated manuscripts and printed books of the fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries. Numerous late mediaeval and early modern manuscripts and incunabula in the collection contain painted decoration, mainly of South German origin; a few examples originated in other regions of.

    Fifteenth-Century Books in Print & Manuscript Paul Needham Will Noel The use of a wide variety of evidence—paper, parchment, type, script, rubrication and illumination, bindings, ownership marks, and annotations—can shed light both on questions of analytical bibliography and on wider questions of book distribution, provenance, and use.   With scarce 14thth century English explanatory text to verso. Small holes but generally very good. posted in: Handwritten Document Value, NYC Rare Book Dealer, NYC Rare Books, Old Manuscript Value, RARE BOOK APPRAISAL, Rare Manuscript, sell rare books .

      When books began to be printed in the fifteenth century, scribes were not immediately redundant. The rich still commissioned them to produce deluxe manuscripts, governments and local authorities still required secretaries and copyists for administrative documents, and even printed books left spaces for decorated initials and other elements to be added in by hand. What’s [ ].   Its dizzy heights may have passed, but the fad for adult coloring books is far from over. Many trace the origins of such publications to a wave of satirical colouring books published in the s, but as Melissa N. Morris and Zach Carmichael explore, the existence of such books, and the urge to colour the printed image, goes back centuries.


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Selection of printed books mostly from the fifteenth and sixteenth century by Download PDF EPUB FB2

The best books published during the 15th century (January 1st, through December 31st ). See also Most Rated Book By Year Best Books By Century: 21st, 20th, 19th, 18th, 17th, 16th, 15th,14th, 13th, 12th, 11th, 10th, 9th, 8th, 7th, 6th, 5th, 4th Lists for all books by Number of Ratings.

The best books published during the 16th century (January 1st, through December 31st ). See also Most Rated Book By Year Best Books By Century: 21st, 20th, 19th, 18th, 17th, 16th, 15th,14th, 13th, 12th, 11th, 10th, 9th, 8th, 7th, 6th, 5th, 4th Lists for all books by Number of Ratings.

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. ←Books published in the 16th century → s books Subcategories. This category has the following 17 subcategories, out of 17 total.

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. The printed books of this initial period, up toare known as incunabula; i.e., “swaddling clothes” or “cradle,” from a Latin phrase used in to describe the beginnings of typography.

The dividing line, however, is artificial. The initial period of printing, a restless, highly competitive free-for-all, runs well into the 16th. Click the images for enlargements. • Early edition of the first comprehensive collection of Chaucer's works — along with several spurious pieces.

This is the fourth edition of the Workes, following the first ofwhich included the first printed appearances of a number of Chaucer's verse and prose pieces, among them the Book of the Duchess and the Legend of Good Women. History of Europe - History of Europe - The emergence of modern Europe, – The 16th century was a period of vigorous economic expansion.

This expansion in turn played a major role in the many other transformations—social, political, and cultural—of the early modern age. By the population in most areas of Europe was increasing after two centuries of decline or stagnation.

At the beginning of the sixteenth century, expanding trade relations and the return of the French court to Paris under Louis XII (reigned ) enabled the city to regain both political and artistic leadership.

In the opening decades, Jean Pichore was the most successful Parisian illuminator and designer of manuscripts and printed books. An archaeologist unexpectedly discovered medieval manuscripts, 16th century clothing and Tudor books among the many artifacts left beneath the.

Here within are found books rare and ancient, starting with the earliest printed works encompassing incunabula, 15th century and 16th century volumes. Business, Finance and the Law These collections will delight the collector and the financier alike, ranging the gamut of legal treatises to the history of economic thought.

A really good book that looks at both England and Europe is Reformation: Europe's House Divided, – () by Diarmaid MacCulloch: The work covers the period you are interested in, and obviously the Reformation was an extremely important hi. But as opposed to the great artwork that we get in the fifteenth century, Greenblatt is interested in the great literature that comes out of the late 16th and early 17th century.

Greenblatt wrote a book on Walter Raleigh in the mids but the great book he wrote is Renaissance Self-Fashioning in   In the 15th century, an innovation enabled the mass production of books.

The ability to share knowledge more widely changed the world forever. The crucial event was the invention of the printing press by Gutenberg around But we will also study the history of manuscripts that preceded printed books. Particularly interesting is the transition from manuscripts to books – book production became more efficient, prices decreased and the consumption of books increased.

“Who Created the New and Copied the Old”: Printed Books of the Fifteenth Century examines the many roles of printed books in the first fifty years following the advent of print, moving throughout medieval Europe through the lens of religion and scholarship to explore the relationship between printed text and its owner.

Nicolas Oikonomides, 'Writing Materials, Documents, and Books', in: Angeliki E. Laiou (ed.), The Economic History of Byzantium: From the Seventh through the Fifteenth Century(Washington D.C., Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, ), pp On 11th-century papermakers in.

The majority of these books were British, French and Italian cookery books dating from the early 16th century to An item of note from Leigh’s collection is a first edition of Mrs Beeton ’s Book of Household Management with a letter inserted in it written to.

the main purpose of Print used in China in 16th century. Mention any three characteristic features of the printed books in the late 17th century. Ans. In 16th century, China was the major producer of printing material. The main purpose of print was as follows.

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.

Collection Description - This selection of books is drawn from the Philosophy, History and Human Science (PHS) department of the BnF and features sixteenth- and seventeenth century titles published within the borders of modern-day France.

It offers a range of works from a period that transitions to the Enlightenment and the epistemological. Dissertations (16th–20th century) The collection of dissertations and theses on medical subjects are primarily from American and European universities and date from the 16th–20th century.

S dissertations in the collection were printed before and aboutsince In the 21st century only fine book presses using metal type (or polymer plates on a type-high carrier).

In the letterpress era the properly equipped print shop would own large quantities of type sorted into drawers or type cases. Two sets of cases were used for each font—one for capitals, italic or small caps, fractions and lesser used.