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Books and manuscripts from the collection of Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Pirie

Books and manuscripts from the collection of Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Pirie

a cataloque of an exibition at the Grolier Club, Feb. 5--Mar. 11, 1963.

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Additionally, she wrote books on William Rothenstein, Max Beerbohm, Edward Burne-Jones, and Christiana Herringham. Her most recent book, India's Prisoner: A Biography of Edward John Thompson, , was published shortly before her death. She bequeathed her extensive collection of manuscripts and books to the MU Libraries in Scope. Shop the latest titles by Robert Henrey, Mrs at Alibris UK including hardcovers, paperbacks, 1st editions, and audiobooks from thousands of sellers worldwide.

In addition to being the world's largest Shakespeare collection, the Folger is home to major collections of other rare Renaissance books, manuscripts, and works of art. Located a block from the US Capitol, the Folger serves a wide audience of scholars, visitors, teachers, students, families, and theater- and concert-goers. l&t book - _l&t master cover 05/04/ page 1. lyon & turnbull auctioneers edinburgh rare books, manuscripts, maps & photographs.

Sotheby's Important Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney F. Brody - 19 October 1 American paintings, drawings and sculpture: Auction Wednesday, April 5, The rare book collection can be said to have begun in when Mr. and Mrs. Edward Brandegee of Boston deposited ca. 1, books on Rome and the art and artists of Italy at the American School of Classical Studies in Rome then located in Villa Bonghi on Via Vicenza.


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BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. & MRS. ROBERT S. PIRIE: A Catalogue of an Exhibition at the Grolier Club / February 5 to Ma (Catalog). [Mr.

and Mrs. Robert S.). (Pirie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS FROM THE COLLECTION OF MR. & MRS. ROBERT S. PIRIE. [none stated] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This catalogue lists the books and artwork on display in an exhibition by The Grolier Club, America's oldest and largest society for bibliophiles and enthusiasts for the graphic arts.

11+ 1 pages. paper wrapper. 8vo. Results: From December Sotheby's New York presented a three-volume series of single-owner sales of Property from the Collection of Robert S Pirie, one of the world's leading book I and II totaled an outstanding $ million.

The top lot of the books sale was a copy of Isaac Newton'sOptics, presented to Edmund Halley, sold for $ million. Robert S Pirie (8 May – 15 January ) was an American lawyer. Pirie was born in Chicago and graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Law an undergraduate he was attracted to bibliographical work in Elizabethan authors and began to collect actively while on service with the United States Army in the late s.

During the s and early s Pirie. Books and Manuscripts from the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Pirie, exhibition catalogue, The Grolier Club, New York,no and frontispiece.

de Hamel, “Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts from the Library of Sir Sydney Cockerell (–),” British Library Journal,no Catalog copy and proof for exhibition catalog of Books and Manuscripts from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Pirie ( and John Donne exhibition.

Hamill & Barker (Chicago). Correspondence. [Includes material on RSP purchase of a copy of the Second Shakespeare Folio of ] Harper (Lathrop C.) New York City. Noted bibliophile Robert S. Pirie (–) focused his collecting on English literature before His book and manuscript collection was auctioned at Sotheby's New York 2 December–4 Decemberin the Property from The Collection of Robert S Pirie Volumes I & II: Books and Manuscripts sale.

The Folger Shakespeare Library acquired forty five at the sale and through. English Books & Manuscripts Continental Books Travel and Exploration, Natural History Philosophy, Politics, Economics Mrs Barbauld, Elizabeth Carter, and most frequently (and unusually), the Westminster and Robert S Pirie, with his note ‘From the private library of Dr Rosenbach’.

£ Mark Pirie's new book, Old Hat, is a collection of triolets, or extended epigrams, covering a wide variety of subjects, including sport, history, literature, childhood, biography, contemporary events and film.

Figures as wide-ranging as Cleopatra, the. Books and Manuscripts from the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Robert S.

Pirie, exhibition catalogue, The Grolier Club, New York,no. 45 and frontispiece. de Hamel, C. "Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts from the Library of Sir Sydney Cockerell ()," British Library Journal,no. David Pirie has 18 books on Goodreads with ratings.

David Pirie’s most popular book is The Patient's Eyes. Blue paper wrappers. -- Books and Manuscripts from the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Pirie. A Catalogue of an Exhibition. February 5, to Ma Yellow paper wrappers. -- The Grolier Club Iter Italicum.

Edited by Gabriel Austin. Brown cloth boards, with dust jacket. Jackson Hole, Wyo.—November —WRJ Design, a Jackson Hole-based firm known for creating stunning interiors as well as for remarkable exhibitions of legendary personal collections, is designing an auction preview for Sotheby’s New York focused on the rarified English book and art-filled estate of late financier Robert S Pirie.

Described by Sotheby’s as “the finest collection. Madeleine, Young Wife: The Autobiography of a French Girl by Mrs.

Robert Henrey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at “I’d never intended to practice law,” said Robert S.

Pirie (–), a prominent New York lawyer and investment banker. “I wanted to become the rare book curator.” Pirie was the youngest in a cohort of twentieth-century American collectors of early English literature, among whom Robert H. Taylor (–) was the oldest. Detective Chief Inspector Karen Pirie works out of Fife, Scotland.

The Distant Echo. by Val McDermid. 9, Ratings Reviews published 54 editions. It was a winter morning inthat the body of Shelve The Distant Echo. Currently Reading. Currently Reading. A Darker Domain. by Val Works: The Skeleton Road, A Darker Domain, The Distant Echo, Broken Ground, Out of Bounds.

The artist's passion for books was matched only by his passion for opera; and he took a brief sabbatical from illustration to design for the stage in the late s and early s. The opera based on the children's book was originally commissioned by the Opera National, Brussels as Max et les Maximonstres and opened on 28 November   The nom de plume that she settled for, Mrs Robert Henrey, was neither a nod to gentility nor a disclaimer of feminism.

It was an acknowledgement that, as between wife and husband, authorship was Author: John Whale. Ansichtskarte Handelsschiff Port Pirie auf hoher See and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Passion The book's lasting value is the very large number of panoramic images of commercial streetscapes across the state.

Ina companion volume, 'City Streets. The Inspector Karen Pirie series written by McDermid consists of a total of 3 novels published between the years and The first novel of the series was published by St. Martin’s Press in the year and was titled ‘The Distant Echo’.

The plot of the novel is set in Scotland and features Inspector Karen Pirie as the main. Among other names chronicled in between are Graham Pollard, Don McKenzie, Nicolete Gray, Mary Hyde, Bernard Breslauer, Justin Howes, Joe Tanner and Robert S Pirie. Nicolas Barker has written on an extensive range of topics including medieval manuscripts, calligraphy, forgery, the book trade, typography, bibliophily and bookbinding/5(13).

Robert S Pirie, a combative corporate lawyer when the risky but lucrative field of mergers and acquisitions was emerging and later a prominent investment banker on Wall Street, died on Jan.

15 in. I excluded maps, manuscripts, ephemera, lithographs, and books that were primarily illustration (Audubon, etc.), as well as multiple books sold together as a lot. I also picked and chose among the most expensive books I could find, and have highlighted what was most interesting—whether because of the book in question or the history behind it.