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Collector’s Choice

A Selection of Books and Manuscripts Given by Harrison D. Horblit to the Harvard College Library

Introduction by Owen Gingerich

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PAPERBACK

$15.00 • £12.95 • €13.50

ISBN 9780976492528

Publication Date: 05/31/2005

Short

46 pages

7 x 10 inches

23 line art

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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.

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