• 1979
  • Faculty members at the 1979 Seminar included the autograph dealer Mary A. Benjamin, Franklin Gilliam (Brick Row Book Shop, San Francisco), Edwin V. Glaser (a dealer specializing in rare medical books, based in Sausalito, CA), Katharine Kyes Leab (Editor of American Book Prices Current), Murray S. Martin (Penn State), Bernard M. Rosenthal (a San Francisco-based dealer specializing in early printed books), and Florian Shasky (Stanford University Libraries). (wikipedia.org)
  • Nisargadatta Maharaj is undoubtedly the Ultimate Alchemist and his non-dual teachings, the Ultimate Alchemy.This book is a live satsang with Satguru Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, covering rare and unpublished conversations with Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj which have been transcribed by his evening translator, Mohan Gaitonde, who had the privilege of being with Him from 1979 to 1981. (mrmlonline.com)
  • 2002
  • John Sinkankas (May 15, 1915 - May 17, 2002) was an honored Navy officer and aviator, noted gemologist, gem carver and gem faceter, author of many books and articles on minerals and gemstones, and a bookseller and bibliographer of rare books. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1996
  • Old Books in the Old World: Reminiscences of Book-buying Abroad, 1996. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1994, Gill Holman, who was based in Norwich, realising the potential of the newly available web, created a vortal site for booksellers, called ARCbooks, and in February 1996 Robert Temple began listing on it. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1996, he established a program in which UVa undergraduates came up with the idea for a book exhibition, researched the subject, wrote captions, and mounted the result in the Dome Room of the Rotunda, the principal room of the University. (wikipedia.org)
  • brainchild
  • Up to this point all the catalogues had been produced as hard copy on a daisywheel printer, but Premier Business Systems morphed, first into Owl Microsystems, then, in December 1983, into 'The Clue Computing Company' (later to be bought by Bristol Office Machines), and they produced a system written in a higher-level language called CLUE, which was the brainchild of another bookseller, Mark Westwood. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1989
  • The Library of Robert Hooke: The Scientific Book Trade of Restoration England, 1989. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1989, he began to compile an address book listing the names of the Friends of the Book Arts Press, RBS participants, and others with rare book connections or interests (the 10th, 352-page edition of the Book Arts Press Address Book was published in 2008). (wikipedia.org)
  • Bibliography
  • Not only is this book a visual catalogue of Eskimo sculpture (37 color plates, 770 black and white photographs), it includes the first illustrated compendium of artists' works and a complete bibliography on the subject. (abebooks.com)
  • his successor is Michael F. Suarez, S.J. Terry Belanger founded the Book Arts Press at the Columbia University School of Library Service in 1972 as a laboratory for various programs concerned with the history of books and printing, descriptive bibliography, the antiquarian book trade, and rare book and special collections librarianship. (wikipedia.org)
  • The institute annually attracts about 300 students, who come for one or more five-day non-credit courses taught by an international roster of specialists in the history of the manuscript book, typography, book illustration, bookbinding, descriptive bibliography, rare book librarianship, and related subjects. (wikipedia.org)
  • While in England on a Columbia traveling fellowship in 1968-69, he revised the book production sections of the 18th-century volume of the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature (NCBEL), working with Graham Pollard, who had compiled the original sections for the first edition of CBEL, published in 1940. (wikipedia.org)
  • catalogue
  • Because of the then oddity of the method, however, they gave from the start fuller descriptions of condition that most other catalogue booksellers did at that time, and more information about points and issues as well: the purchaser buying from them would not have seen the book before he paid. (wikipedia.org)
  • secondhand
  • More than ten years ago, Steven Guarnaccia, the chair of the BFA illustration department at Parsons, breathlessly called me to say he had just found nine mint copies of Sutnar's Catalog Design Progress , the Czech designer's seminal book, for $10 each at a secondhand bookstore in Manhattan. (designobserver.com)
  • Literary
  • Old Books, Rare Friends: Two Literary Sleuths and Their Shared Passion, 1997. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some specialise in very specific genres, like picture books, high-concept literary, fantasy YA, self-help, or memoir, others read across a wider range of work, but all have the particular sensitivity and skills needed to critique the work of others. (literaryconsultancy.co.uk)
  • Their many achievements are too numerous to list fully here, but between them they have published bestselling books, won dozens of awards, commissioned work for leading publishing houses and literary agencies, produced award-winning theatre and radio plays, tutored creative writing at UEA, Birkbeck, Goldsmiths and the OUP, worked as writers in residence around the world, and more. (literaryconsultancy.co.uk)
  • Catalogues
  • By the late 17th century, millions of printed books were in circulation and auctions devoted to books began to occur and printed catalogues devoted to books began to be issued by book dealers and by auction houses in Europe and America, leading to a growing popularity of book collecting with the increasingly literate public. (wikipedia.org)
  • trade
  • Rostenberg and her decades long friend and business partner Madeleine B. Stern became widely known in the late 1990s while in their late eighties when their memoir on the rare book trade, Old Books, Rare Friends became a best seller. (wikipedia.org)
  • Antiquarian book trade in the United States Jamieson, Wendell (24 March 2005). (wikipedia.org)
  • M. Malkin as a publication of the R. R. Bowker Company, publisher of Books in Print and other book trade and library periodicals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nicholas Basbanes called it "the leading trade publication in the antiquarian world. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to publishing long lists of books wanted and for sale, it included trade news, reference lists, conference announcements, and various special features concerning the book trade, librarianship, and book collecting. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stern and Leona Rostenberg became widely known in the late 1990s while in their late eighties when their memoir on the rare book trade, "Old Books, Rare Friends" became a best seller. (wikipedia.org)
  • Antiquarian book trade in the United States Books in the United States Fox, Margalit (August 25, 2007). (wikipedia.org)
  • Listen to the Zubal brothers unload about things in the book trade that make them smile or give them the feelings that their heads may explode! (zubalbooks.com)
  • Between 1966 and 1971, while working on his dissertation on aspects of the 18th-century London book trade, he taught advanced prose composition courses at the Columbia University School of General Studies, an activity leading to the 1972 publication of The Art of Persuasion, a writing manual co-authored with J. Steward LaCasce. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1976
  • Robert Temple Booksellers was founded in 1976 by Andrew Carpenter and Peter Allen, two friends who had met at York university. (wikipedia.org)
  • History
  • In addition to many books on book history and book collecting, Rostenberg wrote numerous articles over the years for many publications including Journal of Modern History, American Historical Review, and Library Quarterly. (wikipedia.org)
  • Imprints on History: Book Publishers and American Frontiers, 1956. (wikipedia.org)
  • At UVa, RBS supports courses concerning the history of the book and related subjects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many of the books-including a large collection assembled to illustrate the history of cloth bookbindings-are on display in the McGregor Room of Alderman Library. (wikipedia.org)
  • A venerable bibliophile who delights in all aspects of book production and history, he hopes the readers will get as much 'pleasure out of this book' as he did in compiling it. (lisnews.org)
  • Rare-book expert Rebecca Romney and author J. P. Romney take us from monasteries and museums to auction houses and libraries to introduce curious episodes in the history of print that have had a profound impact on our world. (lisnews.org)
  • The Library of Congress brings booklovers an enriching tribute to the power of the written word and to the history of our most beloved books. (lisnews.org)
  • Terry Belanger is the founding director of Rare Book School (RBS), an institute concerned with education for the history of books and printing, and with rare books and special collections librarianship. (wikipedia.org)
  • At UVa, Belanger taught undergraduate courses on the history of the book in the history, English, and art departments and in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. (wikipedia.org)
  • The subject of his 2003 book entitled True to the Letter (published in five languages), the collection has since grown to become the most comprehensive in the six areas focused on by Corrêa do Lago: art, literature, history, science, music and entertainment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Books help weave humanity together as a single family, holding a past in common, a history and heritage, to craft a destiny that is shared, where all voices are heard in the great chorus of human aspiration. (blogspot.com)
  • 2016
  • I thank Wroclaw, Poland, as the 2016 World Book Capital, for its commitment to spreading this message across the globe. (blogspot.com)
  • Libraries
  • Seneca the Younger deplored ostentatious book collecting, asking: "What is the use of possessing numberless books and libraries, whose titles their owner can hardly read through in a lifetime? (wikipedia.org)
  • This new emphasis was nourished by the flood of old books onto the market following the dissolution of monastic and aristocratic libraries during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars. (wikipedia.org)
  • Featuring more than 200 full-color images of original catalog cards, first edition book covers, and photographs from the library's magnificent archives, this collection is a visual celebration of the rarely seen treasures in one of the world's most famous libraries and the brilliant catalog system that has kept it organized for hundreds of years. (lisnews.org)
  • Publishers
  • English Publishers in the Graphic Arts, 1599-1700: A Study of the Print-Sellers and Publishers of Engravings, Art and Architectural Manuals, Maps, and Copy-Books, 1963. (wikipedia.org)
  • New York: Harmony Books-Crown Publishers. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2000
  • The BAP and its collections moved with him to Charlottesville, its name was changed in 2000 to Rare Book School, and for the most part the Book Arts Press name was restricted to RBS publications. (wikipedia.org)
  • Janet Schulman published a children's picture book adaptation in 2000 that featured realistic oil paintings and many of Salten's original words. (wikipedia.org)
  • auctions
  • Antiquarian Auctions and Penguin Random House will host a talk with Susan Buchanan, author of Burchell's Travels: The Life, Art and Journeys of William John Burchell , and other experts in the field. (blogspot.com)
  • edition
  • Schucman is best known for having "scribed" with the help of colleague William Thetford the book A Course in Miracles (1st edition, 1975), the contents of which she claimed to have been given to her by an inner voice she identified as Jesus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Burrell also wrote the lyrics to the song "The Mystic Cat", with music composed by American composer George Whitefield Chadwick, director of the New England Conservatory from 1897 to 1930 and the second honorary member of the fraternity, which appeared in the 1908 edition of the Fraternity's songbook, the first such book issued by the Fraternity. (wikipedia.org)
  • COETZEE: Disgrace (1999, first American edition). (invaluable.com)
  • America
  • In its glory days between the early 1950s and the early 1990s, AB was "the best marketplace for out-of-print books in North America. (wikipedia.org)
  • University of Virgi
  • In 1992, the Malkin Lecture site moved with Rare Book School to the University of Virginia, where it continues as the annual Sol. (wikipedia.org)
  • Belanger moved both the Book Arts Press and RBS to the University of Virginia (UVa) in 1992, where he accepted an appointment as University Professor and Honorary Curator of Special Collections. (wikipedia.org)
  • faculty
  • The Seminar lecturers varied somewhat from year to year, but a core faculty emerged that included, besides Jake Chernofsky and Margaret Goggin, Michael Ginsberg (an Americana dealer based in Sharon, MA), Ed Glaser, Robert W. Topp (Hermitage Book Shop, Denver), and Jake Zeitlin (Zeitlin & Ver Brugge, Los Angeles). (wikipedia.org)
  • AB ceased publication in 1999, and Chernofsky sold the Seminar to faculty members Michael Ginsberg, Edwin Glaser, Lois Harvey, and Jennifer Larson (later, Daniel De Simone and Robert Rulon-Miller, Jr. jointly purchased a 1/5 share of the Seminar from the other shareholders). (wikipedia.org)
  • Worlds
  • New Worlds in Old Books, 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • In turbulent times, books embody the human capacity to conjure up worlds of reality and imagination and express them in voices of understanding, dialogue and tolerance. (blogspot.com)
  • typography
  • Nicely illustrated with photographs and drawings, The Dictionary of the Book updates Carter's classic volume with additional coverage on book-printing terms, typography, papermaking, and binding, among other topics. (lisnews.org)
  • extraordinary
  • Blessed with charm, generosity of spirit and enthusiasm, Aubrey went on to become acquainted with many of the most celebrated writers, scientists, politicians and aristocrats of his day, as well as an extraordinary breadth of less well-placed individuals: booksellers, merchants, the royal seamstress, mathematicians and instrument makers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Book Tales & Cocktails" was a major success last year, so Munich's rare book dealers are repeating the event at Kaufmanns Casino, where 15 antiquarian booksellers from Bavaria will once again show extraordinary books. (blogspot.com)
  • photographs
  • From the front flap of this 255 page book: "The photographs in this book constitute the most thorough visual record of Eskimo sculpture ever to be compiled, presenting most of the important pieces and spanning all of the phases from prehistory to present. (abebooks.com)
  • In mid 2005, during a three-month strike by the public servants of the Ministry of Culture (which forced the National Library to be closed during that entire period), a theft occurred of rare items including photographs, prints and drawings (which were later mostly recovered). (wikipedia.org)
  • condition
  • These include a Code of Ethics to which members are required to adhere, guidelines for book condition descriptions, definitions of book-related terms and abbreviations, and an annotated list of reference works useful to booksellers and book buyers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Book prices generally depend on the demand for a given book, the number of copies available, and the book's condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • A fine copy, top edge shows some spotting in a very fine virtually 'as new' dust jacket (this book originally had two dust jackets, this one underneath remained protected and in fresh condition). (biblio.co.uk)
  • 15th century
  • With the advent of the printing press invented by Johannes Gutenberg in the 15th century, which resulted in cheaper and more abundant books, and with the contemporaneous economic, social and political changes of the Renaissance, book collecting received a great impetus. (wikipedia.org)
  • RBS owns about 50,000 books and 20,000 prints, dating from the 15th century to the present. (wikipedia.org)
  • Search
  • Search Rare Books Only? (zubalbooks.com)
  • Please order all books from this search before performing another. (meyerbos.com)
  • Our system does not carry over marked books from search to search. (meyerbos.com)
  • Coming in all forms, books embody the diversity of human ingenuity, giving shape to the wealth of human experience, expressing the search for meaning and expression that all women and men share, that drive all societies forward. (blogspot.com)
  • English
  • In 1344 the English bishop Richard de Bury wrote The Philobiblon in which he praised the love and appreciation of books. (wikipedia.org)
  • There was an English antiquarian reaction to Henry VIII's dissolution of the monasteries. (wikipedia.org)
  • publication
  • in 1948, it spun off as a separate publication, at a time when there was a flourishing mail-order business in out-of-print and second-hand books. (wikipedia.org)
  • It carries on exhibition and publication programs under the Book Arts Press imprint, and it sponsors public lectures-notably the annual Sol. (wikipedia.org)
  • Author
  • The Dictionary of the Book is a reference work that is as wide-ranging and encyclopedic as its author. (lisnews.org)