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With its outstanding library, art collections, and botanical gardens, the Huntington is one of the richest cultural centres in the world. The library, which holds several million items, is one of the largest and most comprehensive research collections of British and American history and literature. This publication showcases some of the Huntington's finest rare books and manuscripts, including the Ellesmere manuscript of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, a Gutenberg Bible on vellum, a double-elephant folio edition of Audubon's Birds of America, and an extensive collection of early editions of Shakespeare's works. Beautifully illustrated and skilfully designed, this welcome addition to the series presents these and many other highlights from a distinguished collection.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781857593341
ISBN-10: 1857593340
Format: Hardback
(278mm x 215mm x 21mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Scala Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Scala Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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