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Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula

Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula

hearings before the United States House Committee on the Library, Seventy-First Congress, second session, on Mar. 10, 1930

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vollbehr, Otto H. F. -- b. 1869 -- Library,
  • Library of Congress -- Collection development,
  • Incunabula -- United States

  • About the Edition

    Considers (71) H.R. 6147

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationii, 66 p
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15292435M

    Incunabula Foxe S Book Of Martyrs Engraved Burning Of The Martyrs 17 Incunabula Incunables 15th - $ Incunabula Incunables 15th C Books North . 1. Author(s): Library of Congress. Title(s): Exhibit of books printed during the XVth century and known as incunabula, selected from the Vollbehr collection purchased by act of Congress ; list of books. THE SUNDAY STAR, WASHINGTON, D. C. J 19m Uncle Sam Buvs Cradle Classies j BY PHILIP PLYLER. yg CQUISITION of the Vollbehr collec- /m tk>n of incunabula by the Library of Congress doubtless represents the / t finest and most valuable accession of rarities in the annals of that in-stitution. The transaction also marks the third time since the Library made its debut in


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The treasure of the Vollbehr Collection is the copy of the Bible produced by Johann Gutenberg at Mainz about the first book printed with movable type in the western world.

The Library's Gutenberg Bible is one of the three surviving perfect copies on vellum. The Story of the Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: Privately Printed. The Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula an appropriation of $1, from Congress the Library of Congress now owns the Vollbehr Collection of incu-nabula, including the three-volume Gutenberg St.

Blasius-St. Paul copy of the line Bible. An incunabulum is any book printed before January 1, 1 50 1, and so is from to years old. The Vollbehr collection of incunabula was already well-known in the United States when Otto H. Vollbehr of Berlin announced in the New York Times on 26 November that he was "book poor" and planned to offer his collection for sale at auction the.

Including several thousand pieces and a three volume complete Gutenberg Bible printed entirely on vellum. The Vollbehr collection contains incunabula produced at different printing establishments and quadrupled the number of fifteenth century books held by the Library of : N /a.

Get this from a library. The Vollbehr collection of incunabula. [Ross A Collins; Otto H F Vollbehr] -- Speech in conjunction with H.R. which would appropriate $ million to allow the Library of Congress to purchase Vollbehr's collection, which included unique titles and a superb copy of the.

collections of incunabula and their value for scholars with special reference to the vollbehr collection. Schulz, Ernst. Mount Vernon: William Edwin Rudge, n.d.

The Vollbehr Incunabula at the National Arts Club of New York from August 23 to September 30 MCMXXVI Winship, George Parker Published by Made for Dr.

Otto H. Vollbehr. In Dr. Vollbehr with the assistance of Colonel Edwin Emerson sold his collection of rare fifteenth century printed works including a fine copy of the Gutenberg Bible printed on vellum to the Library of Congress for $ million.

An incunable, or sometimes incunabulum (plural incunables or incunabula, respectively), is a book, pamphlet, or broadside printed in Europe before the 16th bula are not manuscripts, which are documents written by ofthere are ab distinct known incunable editions extant, but the probable number of surviving copies in Germany alone is estimated at around.

Incunabula refers to those early books which were printed between and The Rare Book and Special Collections Division houses the largest collection of incunabula in the western hemisphere. Many of the incunabula at the Library of Congress have yet to be cataloged. Inasmuch as that particular Bible on vellum is not only the costliest book in the world, but is also the only Gutenberg Bible bound long ago in three volumes--all others from that earliest press having been bound in two--this cornerstone of the great Vollbehr Collection of 3, fifteenth century prints may fitly be called an incunabulum incunabulorum, or the book of earliest printed books.

The University owns about incunabula (books printed ); in addition, there are about in the Scheide Library (privately held but accessible to University and other scholars.) According to Goff, Princeton ranks twenty-fifth among the twenty-five largest Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula book of incunabula in American libraries.

Buy "A look back"; the story of the Vollbehr collection of incunabula by Frederick William Ashley online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $   The Library Committee of the Senate recommended unanimously the expenditure of 1, dollars for the purchase of the Vollbehr collection, including the Gutenberg Bible and 3, incunabula.

Representative Collins declared that, according to his opinion, there was no doubt as to the correctness of the bill signed by the President.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. NASA Images Solar System Collection Ames Research Center. Brooklyn Museum. Full text of "Incunabula And Americana " See other formats.

Incunabula, books printed during the earliest period of typography—i.e., from the invention of the art of typographic printing in Europe in the s to the end of the 15th century (i.e., January ).

Such works were completed at a time when books—some of which were still being hand-copied—were. ** Selection of incunabula from the Otto Vollbehr collection, "probably the world's largest collection of 15th century books" (from the foreword by compiler Maurice Sloog).

Laid in: TLs from Frederic A. Gimbel inviting the unnamed recipient to a private exhibition of the books. (Payne, Great Catalogues by Master Booksellers, no. 35). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

About this Item: Incunabula Press, Condition: Good. 1st. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP Find books from a vast selection of Incunabula.

Get great deals on eBay. a collection of 1, incunabula, of which no Item is in the Library of Congress, as well as duplicates of incunabula already in the Library of Congress.” Now that America has tasted of the pleasures of owning such rarities—any day one may see readers intently studying these romantic-looking books printed in the long ago—she discovers that.

Incunabula came into the Stanford collections in the s, when the library purchased the Hildebrand Collection which included fourteen within the larger collection of more than books. An additional thirteen incunables arrived with the bequest of former Stanford professor of English, Ewald Flügel, after his death in ♥ Book Title: The Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula ♣ Name Author: Ross Alexander Collins ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: STANFORD ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total 7 sheet ♮ News id: tTlAAAAAIAAJ Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "Speech in conjunction with H.R.

which would appropriate $ million to allow the Library of Congress. EARLIEST OF PRINTED BOOKS FORM A RARE TREASURE; Vollbehr Collection of Late Fifteenth Century Works, Now In New York, Includes Many Unique Volumes EARLIEST OF PRINTED BOOKS By Elmer Adler Aug.

by Time as “an eccentric German tycoon,” for $, Vollbehr had begun his collection in response to the advice he had received to begin a hobby as a means to help him recuperate from injuries incurred in a railway accident in Turkey.

The Bible became the centerpiece of File Size: 2MB. Other literature incunabula may include a Latin poem by Visdomini or original opera works. History: When completing your history incunabula collection, select pieces from a certain region or a specific language.

You'll be able to find loose leaf historical pages representative of. The Clark holds a modest collection of books printed before Of its forty incunabula (three of which are leaf books), several survive in contemporary bindings and/or bear manuscript marginalia, provenance marks, and decorative ornamentation.

Highlights leaf from the Gutenberg Bible (Mainz, ca. –), the first book printed in the West with movable metal type. Rare Incunabula Books Rare & Antiquarian Books. Incunabula are books, pamphlets, and broadsides that were printed in Europe before the year Incunabula represent the earliest age of printing, and they printed in two distinct ways.

Incunabula were printed either by block book printing style or by typographic book printing. Herman R. Mead's Incunabula in the Huntington Library and the Notion of "Typographical Value"]OSEPH A. DANE The Huntington Incunable catalogue was produced by Herman R. Mead in Thecatalogue and collection were tobe organized according the Proctor system, also the basis for a number ofcontemporary incunable catalogues:2 items are organized undercountry,town File Size: 2MB.

The date that marks the real beginning of the incunabula collection at the Library of Congress is April 6,when the last shipment His personal library held approximat volumes, including incunabula. The collection had some important books.

When last week, the Senate voted as the House had done (TIME, June 23) to spend $1, of the public money for the Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula, many a U. citizen wondered what "Vollbehr" and "Incunabula" might be. Citizens who inquired of their. rare ,11 incunabula,Breviary Extremely ls,Jenson,#N1a rare ls,Jenson,#N1a ,11 Extremely incunabula,Breviary ERASMUS Renaissance LETTER WRITING MANUAL Education RHETORIC post-incunable ERASMUS Renaissance - $ Otto Vollbehr Collection of Incunabula–From the Library of Congress; Book Arts.

The POP-UP World of Ann Montanaro–Exhibit with some useful information and wonderful images; Artists’ Books Collection, University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries; Broadsides, Periodicals, & Pamphlets. The Spectator Project, a Hypermedia archive of 18th century.

found: German Wikipedia, J (article title: Otto Vollbehr; Otto Heinrich Friedrich Vollbehr (born April in Kiel; died May in Frankfurt-Höchst); German chemist and inventor, also a book collector and antiquarian; for unknown reasons he frequently gave his birth year asbut the year is documented; his incunabula collections were acquired by Henry E.

Rosenwald's gift of incunabula to the Library of Congress complemented two other collecion - the Thatcher collection, which was donated inand the Vollbehr collection, which was.

English: An incunabulum (plural incunabula) is a book, single sheet or image that was printed — not handwritten — before the year in Europe. Español: Un incunable (plural incunabula) es un libro impreso antes del año en Europa: toda obra tipográfica, incluso si contiene iluminaciones, entra en esta categoría, pero no si es Location of final assembly: Europe.

The Center for the Book was established in the Library of Congress by Act of Octo (2 U.S.C.A. § et seq.), to stimulate public interest in books, reading, and libraries and to encourage the study of books and print culture.

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c Incunabula Catalogue # Seller Rating: % positive. Goff was a prolific author of scholarly works on incunabula, book history, and bibliography.

His magnum opus is Incunabula in American Libraries: A Third Census of Fifteenth-century Books Recorded in North American Collections (New York: Bibliographical Society of America, ) which later formed the basis for the Incunabula Short Title : ApNewport, Rhode Island. Incunabula Books in the McCune Collection.

Incunabula Book Postilla in Job () Incunabula Book Seneca () Incunabula Book Horace Landini () Incunabula Book Biblia Latina () Incunabula Book Consolation of Philosophy () Incunabula Book Horace Locher () From the s.

Gutenberg Leaf; From the s; From the s; From the.WASHINGTON, June The Senate passed the House bill today authorizing an appropriation of $1, to acquire for the Library of Congress the Vollbehr collection of incunabula comprising.Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, reports, notes, clippings, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers relating to Ross Collins's service in the U.S.

Congress especially to his introduction of the bill authorizing the Library of Congress acquisition of the Otto Vollbehr Collection of incunabula.