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Atglen, PA—Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of our newest collectible title, Mitchell's New General Atlas 1860 by Robert Lindberg.

The earliest manuscript reference to the New World is the centerpiece of a facsimile edition published by Levenger Press in association with the Library of Congress.

"Christopher Columbus Book of Privileges: The Claiming of a New World" contains the first authorized facsimile of the Library’s copy of the royal charters, writs, grants and papal letters that comprise Columbus’s "Book of

In 1609, when Galileo Galilei fashioned a telescope and looked to the heavens, he was the first to see that the surface of our moon is filled with craters, mountains and other imperfections. He also saw countless stars filling every inch of the sky and noticed moons circling Jupiter—all previously unseen by any human. He published these revelations in a book called "Siderius nuncius" or "The

New York, NY, June 5, 2013—The Morgan Library & Museum is currently displaying its sixteenth-century original Van Damme Hours to mark the occasion of the manuscript’s facsimile publication by Munich’s Faksimile Verlag. On view through October 6, 2013, the tiny (2.2 x 2.9 inch) Book of Hours is the creation of scribe Antonius van Damme and illuminator Simon Bening.

The Van Damme

I recently found out about Smith&Press, a fairly new independent publisher that is producing incredibly useful translations and handsome facsimile editions of early printed books. They caught my eye with their recently completed four-volume translation of The Nuremberg Chronicle. So I asked the founder, Selim Nahas, about his mission and his
National Museum of American History Embarks on Conservation of Jefferson’s Bible

March 11, 2011 -- The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is currently performing a specialized conservation treatment to ensure the long-term preservation of Thomas Jefferson’s bible, a small handmade book that provides an intimate view of Jefferson’s private religious and moral philosophy
The Washington Haggadah Is Subject of New Publication

New Edition Includes Facsimile of Library’s Rare Illuminated Manuscript

After the Bible, the haggadah is the most widely read classic text in the Jewish tradition. Read during Passover, this religious text tells each new generation the story of Jewish liberation from slavery in Egypt. More than 4,000 editions have been
To celebrate the publication of The Folio Society's new edition of The Canterbury Tales, with illustrations by Eric Gill, the company posted a podcast that features UK stage and screen actor Simon Callow reading from the deluxe edition. Limited to 1,980 copies and bound in Nigerian goatskin, this edition is a facsimile of