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Rare books collection

Royal Institute of British Architects. Library.

Rare books collection

by Royal Institute of British Architects. Library.

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Published by World Microfilms in association with RIBA in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture -- Early works to 1800

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination5 reels
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20222815M

    The Science History Institute has one of the greatest collections of rare books on chemistry in the world. The Rare Book Room at the Science History Institute Video of The Rare Book Room at the Science History Institute The Othmer Library of Chemical History is home to an extraordinary collection of rare books, which began with acquisitions from The Chemists’ Club, Donald F. The Rare Book Division holds approximately , rare and historically significant printed books in Western languages dating from the 15th century down to the present. the Robert H. Taylor Collection consists of over 4, rare books and 3, manuscripts illustrating the scope of English literature from the fourteenth century to the 's.

    The Rare Book Collection contains items published before and items that have intrinsic value such as limited editions or copies inscribed by the author. Strengths include horticulture, architecture, and French literature and history. There are ab titles in . Andover-Harvard Theological Library's Special Collections include ab volumes of printed books, pamphlets, and broadsides, with imprints dating from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. The collection includes all of the library’s pre holdings and all pamphlets printed before The oldest is a book on virtues by Guillelmus Paraldus printed "not after ".

    Rare Book Image Bank (Digital) A growing repository of illustrations, decorative elements, and full text works from the Rare Book Collection, freely available for download. Charles Guenther Collection Books from the library of American poet, critic, and translator Charles Guenther (), including his own work as well as works signed or. The collection is comprised of first editions, manuscript books, inscribed and signed copies, variant editions and formats, ranging in date from 16th to the 21st centuries. The Rare Books Digital Collection includes select digitized materials in the areas of architecture, culinary history, and the development of tourism in San Antonio.


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