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Scientific books, libraries and collectors

John Leonard Thornton

Scientific books, libraries and collectors

a study of bibliography and the book trade in relation to science

by John Leonard Thornton

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Published by Library Association in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Bibliography.,
  • Scientific libraries.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 318-373.

    Statementby John L. Thornton and R. I. J. Tully.
    GenreBibliography.
    ContributionsTully, R. I. J., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ7401 .T45 1962
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 406 p.
    Number of Pages406
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5889885M
    LC Control Number63023658
    OCLC/WorldCa1459132

    Cambridge: W. Set a budget and stick to it. In order to make a profit one must also be able to afford to hold them until the appropriate time to sell. International guides World guide to special libraries.

    Much the same would Scientific books true for Robert Boyle's Sceptical Chymist of or for Euclid's Elementa Geometriae, the oldest printed mathematical book Venice, Sermons and Religious Instruction Like Bibles, many other types of religious books, such as hymnals and other worship books, collections of sermons, and books of religious instruction were intended for wide circulation. Eric Englund Estate This library belonging to former OSU faculty member Eric Englund represents his professional interests in rural life, agriculture, and husbandry, as well as his wide-ranging tastes for voyages and travels, literature, and art from the 17th through the 19th centuries. Includes a good subject index, and is one of the few guides to have an entry for 'Science, Philosophy'.

    It is a fertile subject for both historians and collectors. Aside from building medical subject collections libraries and collectors book specialty, of which a few examples have been given above, certain aspects of medicine lend themselves to the subject approach. I have made a specialty of advising beginning collectors, and am always willing to answer questions or to give suggestions. However, I cannot emphasize too strongly that even professional restorers have varying degrees of skill, and for the best results you must place your book in the hands of the appropriate restorer. School libraries, especially in impoverished areas, may welcome donations of used or older books.


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Editions of his books from the 15th century are very rare. For modern first editions, the presence of a dust jacket is vital in itself — DJs were commonly thrown away by owners in the early years of the 20th century.

An online catalogue is available, and most holdings are also catalogued on OLIS the University of Oxford's online library catalogue.

A professional appraisal of your books is the surest way to establish their value for the purpose of insuring them, preparing them for sale, or reporting their donation as a charitable tax deduction.

On a statistical level, 90 Reviews for example, Brian Ford's article on the eighteenth century estimates that there were overscientific publications during this period, whereas Frank James's sampling of titles from the British Library arrives at a figure of only around 25, for the nineteenth century.

Several smaller collections emphasizing medicine but also containing classics in other sciences were assembled by Herbert M. It would also be possible to make a small collection of Indian medical imprints. Bythell dishes on how he buys books, how he makes his old-fashioned business thrive in the modern world, and more.

That is, fifteenth-century books or artifacts are widely perceived to be scarcer than sixteenth- sixteenth- are considered scarcer than seventeenth- etc. Searchable collection on historical chemistry, which grew out of the original holdings and donations to the Library of the Chemical Society.

He was at one time mayor of Seaside and was for many years director and board president of the Clatsop County Bank. Many other organizations and individuals maintain web sites that contain information, references, and links relevant to book collecting, book selling, book and printing history, and related topics.

None of this is cheap nowadays, but if you have time to spare, you can always learn bookbinding yourself. Books considered rare by collectors and librarians may be found together with more common books. Which is best for you will depend on the rarity and value of your books, your location, how quickly you need to sell them, and the time you are willing to spend marketing them.

The premium will, of course, vary according to location and other factors; the classic books of science see table will double in value every seven years.

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