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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    • A Slideshow Tour of the Bienes Museum of the Modern Book


      from Steve Vinik Added 431 1 2

      A visit to the Bienes Museum of the Modern Book in downtown Fort Lauderdale, narrated by Librarian Jim Findlay.

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      • Rare Books


        from Chris Norman Added 163 2 2

        Canon 1Dc, Canon L lenses.

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        • The Chelsea Bindery: The Processes of Book-Binding


          from Peter Harrington Added 11K 72 2

          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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          • 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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            • Ellen Knudson wins the 2009 Florida Artists' Prize


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              The Bienes Museum of the Modern Book is hosting the 2009 Florida Artists' Book Prize Exhibition through June 19, 2010 at the Main Library in Fort Lauderdale. This year's winner, Ellen Knudson,…

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              • John Glassco's original documents


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                Dr. Richard Virr, chief curator of McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections, recounts the history of ownership of John Glassco's writings.

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                • Don Conner's First Day


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                  This is the first hour before we opened our Don Conner's Fine Books Estate Sale on 24th Street in Sacramento on 8/8/13. The crowd was big and happy, checkout took from 1-3 hours and we had nearly…

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                  • J M Barrie, Playwright - Illustrated by Hugh Thomson, Printed by HRM Printers, Edinburgh


                    from Kimberly Cox, GidgetWidget™ Added 34 0 0

                    This is a peak into the beautiful, rare edition of Barrie's ADMIRAL CRICHTON -- The inscription for Christmas 1914. A colophon at the back reads T and A Constable, Edinburgh. And the gold gilted…

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                    • Christmas books! Greatly reduced! (4 of 4)


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                      Guess the title of this reduced book. Season's Greetings from Simon Beattie simonbeattie.co.uk

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