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Valuable printed books and manuscripts

Gerhard Storck

Valuable printed books and manuscripts

Wednesday 3 June 1998

by Gerhard Storck

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Published by Christie"s in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Europe, Western
    • Subjects:
    • Christie, Manson & Woods -- Catalogs.,
    • Rare books -- England -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
    • Rare books -- Europe, Western -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
    • Early printed books -- Europe, Western -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.,
    • Autographs -- Catalogs.,
    • Autographs -- Europe, Western -- Catalogs.,
    • Letters -- Catalogs.,
    • Letters -- Europe, Western -- Catalogs.,
    • Manuscripts, Medieval -- Catalogs.,
    • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChristie"s London.
      GenreBibliography, Catalogs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ999 .C557 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination222 p. :
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL443015M
      LC Control Number98155155

      Among the most remarkable books that were printed in Prague in the latter half of the 16th century and the beginning of the 17th are the sermons of the Prague Maharal, which were published inshortly after they had been given. Thomas E. We work with a large number of important collectors worldwide, rare book libraries, and other institutions, and can offer you immediate and top payment for your rare books and entire libraries. With a rare combination of scholarly and antiquarian expertise, Professor Emeritus Takamiya of Keio University in Tokyo assembled an unrivaled collection of medieval manuscripts. Rowling 's The Tales of Beedle the Bard. Feel free to click on our about link or contact us directly.

      You can find detailed help on identifying book club editions here. Request and check references and consult with a tax attorney until you are satisfied that you have found a qualified appraiser for your collection. Because the chance of finding a buyer with a set lacking the exact volume or volumes is remote, single volumes or incomplete sets of multivolume works generally have little appeal to booksellers, collectors, or librarians. Researchers may only use pencils while consulting the collection No food or drink including water is allowed while consulting the collection.

      Only 48 of the books — the first to be printed with movable type — exist in the world. Advanced search A few things to keep in mind: Condition means everything in a book's value. That depends on your purpose in listing your books and the kind of books you own. Do I need to insure my books? Supply vs. Such facsimiles are generally not rare and are valued as used books.


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Valuable printed books and manuscripts by Gerhard Storck Download PDF Ebook

These are the kinds of books that collectors seek. Book Collecting? In other words, is the book in good shape? The oldest printed book in the collection is Seder zmirot u-birkat ha-mazon Songs of the Sabbath and Grace after Valuable printed books and manuscripts bookdating fromwhich is illustrated with coloured woodcuts.

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Don't just settle on the lowest or highest price for comparison. Is a book signed or marked up by a previous owner, or autographed by the author, more valuable?

Catalogue Valuable Printed Books Autograph Letters Historical Documents Etc

Among the most remarkable books that were printed in Prague in the latter half of the 16th century and the beginning of the 17th are the sermons of the Prague Maharal, which were published inshortly after they had been given.

The collection reflects the educational and personal interests of barristers spanning the thirteenth to nineteenth centuries. Color facsimiles published during the nineteenth century are also valued by collectors when they were produced using innovative printing techniques such as collotype or chromolithography.

The local Jewish printing houses responded keenly to the intellectual and spiritual needs of their readers. Reprints and Facsimiles Reprinting important texts in typographic or photographic facsimile is a common and inexpensive means of producing a previously printed text.

It is best to consult an expert before rebinding. A professional appraisal of your books is the surest way Valuable printed books and manuscripts book establish their value for the purpose of Valuable printed books and manuscripts book them, preparing them for sale, or reporting their donation as a charitable tax deduction.The Rare Book & Manuscript Collection contains over 9, early printed books and approximately manuscripts.

The collection reflects the educational and personal interests of barristers spanning the thirteenth to nineteenth centuries. Manuscripts and Rare Books in the Bodleian Libraries Manuscripts and archives. The Bodleian Libraries' Special Collections (at the Weston Library) holds the second largest collection of manuscripts and archives in Britain, with items ranging in date from papyri of the 3rd century B.C.

to correspondence and papers of the present. Particular strengths are medieval manuscripts, 17th-century. Make sure to adequately space the books and manuscripts in storage to prevent overcrowding.

Bookends work well for keeping texts upright and spaced, although very tall books and manuscripts should lay flat to protect to their bindings. Ideally, you should keep old books and manuscripts in protective boxes or sleeves made from acid-free materials.Age by itself is not pdf to make a book valuable.

The importance of the text, the condition pdf the book, and demand for it will determine the valuation of an old book. However, certain categories of books are generally more sought after, including all books printed beforeEnglish books printed beforebooks printed in the Americas.Make sure to adequately space the download pdf and manuscripts in storage to prevent overcrowding.

Bookends work well for keeping texts upright and spaced, although very tall books and manuscripts should lay flat to protect to their bindings. Ideally, you should keep old books and manuscripts in protective boxes or sleeves made from acid-free materials.(Rare Books & Manuscripts) Comprising approximately 2, volumes of printed ebook containing nearly 3, individual editions, the Thomas Prince Library and Collection of the Old South Church represents the combined collections of co-ministers Thomas Prince and Joseph Sewall, with additional books and manuscripts from the church library.

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