CATALOGUE 222: 22 Books: from the 16th to 19th centuries
Specialities : Early printing
SUBJECTS: Agriculture, Chemistry, Distillation, Economics, Herbology, Italy, Mathematics, Medicine, Monsters, Natural Science, Philosophy, Physics
22 books, including the AUTHORS: ACCADEMIA DEL CIMENTO FRANCIS BACON BIOT BOYLE BRUNFELS BUFFON BULWER
KING CHARLES I & II DESAGULIERS FOSTER FRIES GESSNER HEWITT MONTAIGNE SIR THOMAS MORE MOXON MUSSCHENBROEK PASTEUR PEREGRINIS RYFF SCULTETUS SUCKLING RICHARD WALLER
224: THE MIDDLE EAST (especially PERSIA)
Specialities : Travel
[29 books]. SUBJECTS: Afghanistan, Arabian Nights, Babylon, Egypt; Iran, Language (Farsi); Middle East, Persia, Persian Poetry, Saudi Arabia, Turkey.
AUTHORS: George ANTONIUS; Sir Thomas ARNOLD; H. W. (Henry Walter) BELLEW; Pietro BIZARI [BIZZARI]; Philippus CHALLIMACUS; Jacques-Joseph CHAMPOLLION-FIGEAC; CLEASIAS; James DARMESTETER; DÉMON STUDIO, Tehran; Shirin EBADI; Lewis EINSTEIN; Charles Boileau ELLIOTT; Mahshid ESSALAT-WEBER; James Elroy FLECKER, [Herman]; Helle FLECKER; James FRASER (1713-1754); James Baillie FRASER (1783-1856); Alfred GUILLAUMEHAFEZ (14th century); Muḥammad Mustajāb ibn ḤĀFIẒ RAḤMAT KHĀN; HAFIZ RAHMAT KHAN BARECH; Barbara HODGSON; William KIRKPATRICK (1754/6-1812); Moritz von KOTZEBUE; Colonel Sir John MALCOLM; Thoma MINADOUS; Azadeh MOAVENI; Henry Vollam MORTON; Major Sir William OUSELEY; William Gifford PALGRAVE (1826-1888); Julia S. H. PARDOE; PHOTIUS; Mahin POURDAD ESSALAT MOBAYAN; Henricus PORSIUS; Alfred "Toby" RAWLINSON; John RICHARDSON (1740 or 1741-1795); Freya Madeline STARK; Emanuel SWEDENBORG (1688-1772).
As a Radio 4 documentary about book collectors airs, the Times deputy literary editor, James Marriott, who lives in a room full of volumes, admits to his problem.
In this podcast Sandra has invited collector Benjamin Zucker and looks at their roles and relationship as dealer and collector. While this podcast focusses on the current "Diamonds" exhibition, it also reveals the fascination to collect, the handling of manuscripts and the knowledge needed to deal in historical items.
As a result of a number of reported scams which affected ILAB booksellers worldwide, ILAB has put together some best practice guidelines from booksellers for booksellers.