An Inspiration to All Who Enter: Fifty Works from Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscrip (BOK)

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In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, one of the world's great treasure houses for rare books, comes this sumptuously illustrated curators' choice of fifty of the Library's most prized treasures. Accompanied by insightful and accessible texts, the featured works range from recently acquired items from living authors and poets to some of the most famous, rare, and notorious books in history. Among these works are the original map of the Lewis and Clark expedition, James Joyce's proof sheets to Anna Livia Plurabelle, a song printed on papyrus from the second-century Roman Empire, the Voynich manuscript, a poem-painting by Susan Howe, Langston Hughes' Montage of a Dream Deferred in original manuscript form, and many others.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forlag
Yale University Press
ISBN 9780300196429 Antall sider 128
Dimensjoner 21cm x 22,2cm x 1,5cm Vekt 522 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende E.C. Schroeder, George Miles, Kathryn James, Kevin Repp, Nancy Kuhl, Raymond Clemens, Timothy Young
Emner og form Literary studies: classical, early & medieval, Bibliographies, catalogues, Academic & specialist libraries