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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    • 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 Ritman Library - The Movie - Official Teaser


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        More than 23.000 books in the fields of: Alchemy, Hermetica, Cabala, Magic, Rosicrucianism, Mystic, Theosophy, Freemasonry, Pansophy and much more. Watch legendary first editions, rare books 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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            • 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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              • 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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                • Charles Dickens: The Publishing Formats of his First Editions


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                  Adam Douglas, Senior Specialist in Early Literature at Peter Harrington talks about the different publishing formats of Charles Dickens' first editions. www.peterharrington.co.uk

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                  • Jumel Terrace Books


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                    Located on the ground floor of a brownstone at 426 West 160th Street, the Harlem Heights shop specializes in Local History, African and America. The Art, Myth, History & Literature of Colonial…

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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,…

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