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 - Documentary - Official Trailer

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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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        • 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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          • 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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              • On Looking into Coke's Reports

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                Do law and film ever treat time in the same way? The answer led me back to a set of books from the seventeenth century. 720p version.

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                • Writing in books

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                  Book annotations can be infuriating and intriguing. Writings in books, also called marginalia, have become increasingly popular during the last few decades as they can shine a light into a reader's…

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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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                    • 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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