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A collection of manuscripts, including some beautifully illuminated manuscripts, as well as some original encyclopedia editions.
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HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS PRESERVATION acquires digital facsimile of precious artifact of knowledge and keeps it safe in an on-line perpetual access model for the entire world to access via the World Wide Web.
 
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Catalogue of the Valuable Collection of Manuscripts, In All Langua...

By: Thomas Rodd, Compiler

A collection of rare and varied materials.

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Catalogue of the Christie Collection : Comprising the Printed Book...

By: Charles W.E. Leigh, Compiler

Mr. Christie was a professor for the University of Manchester. He past away before a University library was constructed and so he left in his will the offer to build the school a library at his expense, which the University gratefully accepted and now houses an array of material, called, the Christie Library.

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Catalogue of the Library of Henry W. Poor : Volumes 1-5

By: Various Authors

The great library, a part of which is described in this catalogue, represents the literary accumulations of a busy financier and man of affairs during a period of over thirty years. The five thousand titles which will be included in this and subsequent sales during the season, and which are only a part of Mr. Poor's library, cover a field and will arouse the interest of all classes of collectors and all lovers of beautiful and rare books.

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The John Rylands Library Manchester : Catalogue of an Exhibition o...

By: Henry Guppy

THE JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY MANCHESTER: catalogue of an EXHIBITION OF ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, PRINCIPALLY BIBLICAL AND LITURGICAL, EXHIBITED ON THE OCCASION OF THE MEETING OF THE CHURCH CONGRESS IN OCTOBER, MCMVIII PRINTED BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNORS: SOLD AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 27 ST. ANN STREET, MANCHESTER, AND BY MESSRS. SHERRATT & HUGHES, SOHO SQUARE, LONDON, W.C. MCMVIII

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Books and Bookmen

By: Andrew Lang

Lang discussed literary subjects with the same humour and acidity that marked his criticism of fellow folklorists, in Books and Bookmen (1886).

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