Honeyman collection of scientific books and manuscripts

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Developmental Editing, Manuscript Critiques, Work-in-Progress Beta Reading, Query Letters and Book Proposals Former Locus magazine editor, Amy Bennett is a critically acclaimed and agented novelist with knowledge of both the craft and the business of science fiction, fantasy, and horror publishing. Raymond Clemens is Curator of Early Books and Manuscripts at the Yale University Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library and coauthor of Introduction to Manuscript Studies. Deborah Harkness is a historian of science, professor at the University of Southern California, and the author of the New York Times best-selling All Souls trilogy. The Library of Congress is home to a noteworthy collection of rare Persian language manuscripts, lithographic books and early imprints, as well as printed books, housed in the African and Middle Eastern Division (AMED) and the Rare Book and Special Collections Division. Most of these Persian manuscripts and lithographic books were procured for the Library in the s by Kirkor Minassian . Rare Books & Manuscripts: 13th to 18th c. Sort by price high to low, price low to high “A collection of the flowers of antiquities and histories” for the Elizabethan Reader. Allott, Robert (active ); Bodenham, John (active ) This book constitutes the fourth part of the first Latin edition of Theodor de Bry's “Grand Voyages.

Books & Manuscripts Swann was founded as a book auction house and continues to hold general and single-owner book sales in a variety of fields. Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books: These auctions offer unusual material from the eighteenth century and earlier, and often include medical, scientific and travel books extending into. Sam and His Cart w/audio cassette was a project collaborated by Arthur Honeyman and Sam Gholson. Aurthur wrote the story about his experiences of growing up with Cerebal Palsey. And Sam Gholson, a close friend of Mr. Honeyman, produced, narrated and composed the music for the audio s: 4. The book is introduced by a fine architectural title page border with a lunette of Hercules defeating the Lernean Hydra. This is followed by the well-known full-page image of the goddess of astronomy, Urania, lecturing Finé, who holds a book and an astrolabe, beneath a spherical model of the solar system. >FULL DESCRIPTION. Robert B. Honeyman (–), his sale in these rooms, The Honeyman Collection of Scientific Books and Manuscripts, Part III, 2 May , lot H.P. Kraus, New York, Catalogue Americana Vetustissima, , item Christie’s, New York, Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts, 14 December , lot

Correspondence, writings, field notes, notebooks, teaching and office files, organization files, appointment books, family papers, photographs, and other papers chiefly concerning anthropological and ethnological field work particularly in American Samoa and with the Admiralty Islands and Sepik River Valley cultures of Papua New Guinea; Balinese of Indonesia; and Omaha Indians of the Great. The Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections has added many records for its Medieval manuscripts to the online catalog. To find Cornell’s Medieval book records, search by author, title, or keyword, and set limits to the “bound manuscript” format. A descriptive catalog compiled by Professor Robert G. Calkins (), revised (). (PDF.

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Catalogue of The Honeyman Collection of Scientific Books and Manuscripts. Part III. May Author: Sotheby"s. His collection of books and manuscripts in the history of science was quite significant, and was later auctioned at Sotheby's.

Honeyman maintained two homes, one in Rye, New York, and the other in Southern California, near Mission San Juan Capistrano, where he.

Books by Gail Honeyman atincluding author biography, book reviews, book summary. Honeyman was an avid collector in a variety of areas including art, science, American and English literature, stamps, British orders, decorations, medals, and others.

His collection of books and manuscripts in the history of science was quite significant, and was auctioned at Sotheby's. Honeyman’s library evolved from Honeyman collection of scientific books and manuscripts book interest in early mathematics, and included almost every edition of Euclid, several mathematical incunabula and some superb medieval scientific manuscripts.

Warren Howell arranged for Jeremy and me to visit Honeyman’s home for lunch one Saturday. Drawn West: Honeyman Collection of Western Americana.

By Jack von Euw and Genoa Shepley, Out of Print. The Honeyman Collection could be described formally as a collection of more than 2, items that focus on the visual interpretation of California and the West from through the early s. The book was nominated for several literary prizes (Lucy Cavendish Fiction, Next Chapter Award).

Reese Witherspoon also selected it for one of her book club picks. The author also made the long list for Opening Lines on channel Radio 4 on the BBC Network. Honeyman made the. The Science Book encapsulates centuries of scientific thought in one volume.

Natural phenomena, revolutionary inventions, scientific facts, and the most up-to-date questions are all explained in detailed text that is complemented by visually arresting graphics.

The Honeyman collection of scientific books and manuscripts: the property of Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., which will be sold at auction (Book) in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

The Honeyman Collection of Scientific Books and Manuscripts Part 1 Printed Books a-B Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co. (Honeyman Collection) Published by London, England: Sotheby Parke B ().


The Library is home to hundreds of archival collections and oversingle manuscripts, books, prints, photographs, and ephemera documenting the history of what is now the Northeast, Midwest, and South of the United States, as well as the Atlantic and Central regions of Canada, from the colonial era through the end of World War II.

The Honeyman Collection originally included books, maps, manuscripts, and printed matter in addition to pictorial materials.

The non-pictorial materials were transferred to other areas of The Library and catalogued separately: books have been cataloged in the call number range FHA-Z; maps have been cataloged in the call number range.

(Books About Books) The Honeyman Collection of Scientific Books and Manuscripts. 7 vols. Profusely illustrated.

Printed grey wrappers. London: Sotheby Parke Bernet, One of the most important collections of science books ever to be auctioned.

Very valuable reference. Some creasing to spines, overall fine condition. (/). His collection of books and manuscripts in the history of science was quite significant, and was later auctioned at Sotheby's. Honeyman maintained two homes, one in Rye, New York, and the other in Southern California, near Mission San Juan Capistrano, where he built his private museum at Rancho Los Cerritos.

He died in at 90 years of age. Our collections include more thanprinted volumes, more than 80 million manuscripts, and another million photographs, paintings, prints, and other visual media. We offer research and instruction services to support courses and scholarship, and host exhibitions that feature our collections.

To learn more, see About Us. important sotheby's booksale catalogues, a quantity, includingthe honeyman collection of scientific books and manuscripts 7 volumes, orig Live Estimate - GBP.

Please include all author names (for contributed books the editor names) and their affiliations, the book title and subtitle. Ensure that the sequence of the author names is correct and the title of your book is final when you submit your manuscript.

The collection includes manuscripts written or edited by Strong and issues of Story Parade, to (incomplete). Sutherland, Martha Corson (b. Papers. 2 folders. Martha Corson Sutherland is a romance novelist. The collection contains manuscripts of her romances and correspondence with Edith Margolis of Lenniger Literary.

The holdings of the Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library range from ancient papyri to social media. They number more thanprinted volumes, more t archival collections, in addition to extensive photography, film, and audio collections.

About. The Bancroft Library is the primary special collections library at the University of California, Berkeley. One of the largest and most heavily used libraries of manuscripts, rare books, and unique materials in the United States, Bancroft supports major research and instructional activities and plays a leading role in the development of the University's research collections.

Book entitled: Universal Classic Manuscript autograph edition de-luxe number 3 Portfolios I & II. HONEYMAN COLLECTION OF SCIENTIFIC BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS Vols I II III and V.

$ $ + $ shipping. CATALOGUE OF RARE & IMPORTANT BOOKS MANUSCRIPTS AUTOGRAPH LETTERS - ROSENBACH. $ Free shipping. Picture Information. Opens Seller Rating: % positive. The collection contains manuscripts and galley proofs for the literary works of Nalo Hopkinson, an award-winning Jamaican and Canadian science fiction & fantasy writer and a pioneering figure of the Afrofuturism and Alternative Futurism movements.

Smaller collections including portions of the Herbert Hoover collection of rare books in mining and metallurgy, the Robert B. Honeyman collection of scientific books, and the George White collection in early geology were acquired in the s. A division of Special Collections, this non-circulating collection contains more thanitems, including children’s illustrated books, manuscripts, prints, drawings, and educational toys, from to the present, and from countries all around the world.

The whimsical gallery of the collection is open to the general public. Arthur Honeyman ( – December 8, ), also known as Art Honeyman, was an American poet, author, and disability rights activist.

His book Sam and his Cart was adapted into a movie in Honeyman is one of the main characters in the film Music Within. [better source needed. Manage your scientific meeting with a professional-grade abstract and conference proceedings management system that speeds up abstract review and acceptance, scheduling, invitations and post-invitation data collection.

ScholarOne Books. Manage your book-publishing process from acquisition and content approval through content review, assembly. This collection of scientific theories about the constellations and other scholarly texts was probably compiled as a textbook.

The constellations and signs of the zodiac were rendered in a pen-and-ink technique that lends liveliness to the depiction of the positions of the stars in the sky. Honeyman made his first gift of a rare book to Lehigh in It was a first edition of Euclid's Elementa ().

Instill collect- ing heavily in Science, and leaning towards Mathematics, the Honey- mans gave to Lehigh nearly all their collection—4,OOO volumes—in Literature. And inthe Darwin Collection, including the. Toggle book search form. Select type of book search you would like to make.

Search by Keyword Search by Author Search by Title Search by ISBN Enter terms or. Filippo Buonanni (–) took it on to restore the Kircherianum and this book is a monument to that effort. It describes in words and engravings what was to be found in the awesome and astounding collection.

Collectors of medical books find the section on microscopy, blood, lactation, etc. of considerable interest, and.The Honeyman collection consists of oils, etchings, photographs, manuscripts, nostalgic sheet music and other materials reflecting the early West.

Like any bookseller, much of Mr. Zeitlin's time is.The Princeton Digital Library of Islamic Manuscripts offers a selection of some 9, Arabic, Persian, and Ottoman Turkish volumes in the Manuscripts Division, located in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, at the Firestone Memorial Library.

The manuscripts date from the early centuries of Islam through the 19th century.