Collector's Choice: A Selection of Books and Manuscripts Given by Harrison D. Horblit to the Harvard College Library

Collector's Choice: A Selection of Books and Manuscripts Given by Harrison D. Horblit to the Harvard College Library

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Overview

This is the catalogue of an exhibition, held in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of the Class of 1933, featuring items given by Harrison Horblit ’33, one of Houghton Library’s most distinguished donors. The exhibition includes materials covering Manuscripts and the Cradle of Printing, Early Arithmetics, Early English Printing, the Scientific Renaissance, Printing and Bibliography, Interesting Bindings, and Early Photography.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780976492528
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 05/31/2005
Series: Houghton Library Publications , #30
Pages: 46
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Owen Gingerich is Professor of Astronomy and of the History of Science, Emeritus, at the Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

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