5 edition of The Michael Zinman Collection of Early American Imprints found in the catalog.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 89 p. :|
|Number of Pages||65|
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This is a union list of more than 17,500 British book auction catalogues covering the years 1801-1900, and is a continuation of British Book Sale Catalogues, 1676-1800, compiled by A. "He'll call people day and night. ' Social niceties were never his strong suit.
Reese put it in 2000: Michael went about this by crawling around book fairs and antique shows and going to see crackpots in the country and bartering and using any number of Zinmanesque devices. When he began collecting imprints, they were relatively plentiful, but over a period of about twenty years, in large part due to his own collecting, they became more and more uncommon.
After the bibliography itself included is a separate alphabetical index of authors, publishers, titles of signed and anonymous works, and citations to other bibliographies.
The items are listed in chronological order, from the earliest appearance in each language down to the present day. First editions tend to be…• it is an American Bible printed before 1850,• This checklist itemizes first-line indexes with at least 1000 lines, excluding single-author indexes, which are normally included in critical editions.
Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin. Not counting a great many duplicates, the Zinman collection added roughly 5,000 imprints to the collections of the Library Company. "The most intriguing thing is how a collection like Michael's gets built," Reese said, by way of explaining the practical ramifications of the critical-mess theory.
He was so omnivorous that he stripped the market nearly bare. it is illustrated by popular illustrators i. Historical societies only collected imprints from their localities; private collectors preferred high-spot books, such as Revolutionary imprints and famous Federal period documents; and all kinds of collectors eschewed defective imprints—that is, those that were lacking even so much as part of a leaf, or that were dirty or ragged.
And it is now possible to find out fairly easily if a The Michael Zinman Collection of Early American Imprints imprint is the same as the one cataloged or somehow variant, or if the copy in hand is more complete that other recorded ones. Published on behalf of the oldest scholarly society in North America dedicated to the study of books and manuscripts as physical objects, the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America contains articles on book and manuscript printing, distribution, and collecting in all disciplines.
Another option is to have your Bible professionally appraised.
He started out just picking up all the float, whatever was in the market. Another aspect of early American imprints that made them ideal for Mr. Free Public Library by Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Transcendentalist, social activist, educational reformer, and sister-in-law of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Horace Mann.
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