1. Rare Book Feast #1: Herbert Bayer's Book of Maps

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    Welcome to the first feature of Rare Book Feast, a series dedicated to the the timeless character of books and affiliated with Design Feast (http://www.designfeast.com), a long-term project dedicated…

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    • Alistair in Outer Space

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      This is a story about a close encounter of the silliest kind. Alistair, that lovable, fastidious little boy, is on his way to return his books to the library when he is captured by a spaceship and…

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      • Lord Byron's first edition presentation copy of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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        Peter Harrington unveils the first edition presentation copy of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818), given by her to Lord Byron, with her autograph inscription on the front flyleaf. www.peterharrington.co.uk

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        • Jane Austen's First Editions - How Bindings Affect Value

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          Adam Douglas, Senior Specialist in Early Literature at Peter Harrington introduces a selection of Jane Austen's first editions and explains how bindings affect value. www.peterharrington.co.uk

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          • How to Identify First Editions

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            Adam Blakeney, Senior Specialist in Modern Literature at Peter Harrington explains how to identify first editions. www.peterharrington.co.uk

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            • The Chelsea Bindery: The Processes of Book-Binding

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              This video explains and demonstrates the different processes used in bookbinding. The Chelsea Bindery specialises in fine binding, preservation boxes and book restoration, offering a traditional leather…

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              • The Carmelitana Library

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                This video was prepared by Patrick McMahon, O. Carm. to provide information about the Carmelitana Library.

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                • Private preview of Lord Byron's copy of Frankenstein

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                  On Tuesday, 25 September 2012, Peter Harrington unveiled Lord Byron's copy of Frankenstein inscribed by Mary Shelley during an evening featuring a talk by Shelley's biographer Miranda Seymour, an…

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                  • The Great Gatsby first edition dust jacket: one of the most enigmatic in modern literature

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                    Adam Douglas, Senior Specialist in Literature at Peter Harrington presents a first edition of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and explains the creation of its iconic dust jacket. www.peterharrington.co.uk

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                    • Rare Book Feast #2: John Christopher Jones’ Book on Design Methods

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                      Welcome to the second feature of Rare Book Feast, a series dedicated to the the timeless character of books and affiliated with Design Feast (http://www.designfeast.com), a long-term project dedicated…

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