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Catalogue of the renowned collection of western manuscripts

Beatty, Alfred Chester Sir

Catalogue of the renowned collection of western manuscripts

by Beatty, Alfred Chester Sir

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Published by Printed by J. Davy in London .
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    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Manuscripts -- Facsimiles.,
    • Manuscripts -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.,
    • Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Specimens, reproductions, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      First portion sold June 7, 1932.

      Statementthe property of A. Chester Beatty, esq. ... which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Sotheby and co. ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ6623 .B35
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6277216M
      LC Control Number32019362
      OCLC/WorldCa1902829

      This catalog provides scholars and researchers easy access to the University Library's illuminated manuscripts, evaluating the importance of many of them for the very first time. It contains descriptions of famous manuscripts, for example the Life of Edward the Confessor attributed to Matthew Paris, as well as hundreds of lesser-known items. A partial listing of the many manuscripts that Mr. Beinecke collected can be found in Jeanne Goddard and Charles Kritzler, A Catalogue of the Frederick W. and Carrie S. Beinecke Collection of Western Americana, Volume One: Manuscripts, published by Yale University Press in Although additional volumes were once contemplated, none has ever.

      The collection spans some ten centuries of Western illumination, and contains manuscripts from all the major schools, including some of the great masterpieces of medieval manuscript art. Image caption: Blanche of Castile and King Louis IX of France; Author Dictating to a Scribe Moralized Bible France, probably Paris ca. The Vatican Film Library's collection of original manuscripts currently numbers 61 separate items, comprising individual leaves, 3 documents, and 8 codices. The totality represents a variety of works produced from the thirteenth through the twentieth centuries in western .

      About the collection. The Harley collection includes the Ramsey Psalter, the Harley Golden Gospels, the Arnstein Bible, one of the finest illuminated copies of the Roman de la Rose, the Guthlac Roll, the Splendor Solis, the prayer book of Lady Jane Grey, and a copy of Queen Elizabeth I’s famous Tilbury speech.. Collection highlights. Biblical manuscripts, such as the Harley Golden Gospels. Art, artifacts, manuscripts, multimedia, rare books, and more across a wide range of subjects. Staff Profiles. The New York Public Library's research staff have deep knowledge across a wide range of subjects. Manuscripts and Archives. O linear feet of personal papers and organizational records supporting historical research.


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Catalogue of the renowned collection of western manuscripts by Beatty, Alfred Chester Sir Download PDF EPUB FB2

Catalogue of the Renowned Collection of Western Manuscripts, the property of Chester Beatty. Second Portion (Book auction sale catalogue). V 9 LONDON Sotheby's - Chester Beatty.

Catalogue of the renowned collection of western manuscripts. London, Printed by J. Davy [(OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: A Chester Beatty, Sir; Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress). London: Sotheby's, pp., 4to.

Paperback. For day of sale Tuesday May 9th, Illustrated w/ fold-out plates. Slight sunning dioscoloration, edgewear, chipping & creasing to covers & spine; heavier to spine cover. Binding holding. Some very light soiling scattered to very clean textblock.

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