Bookish News: November 16, 2016

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Photo cour­tesy of the North­east Doc­u­ment Con­ser­va­tion Center

A rare book from Boston’s Northeastern University archives has been selected for inclusion in an ‘illuminated manuscripts’ display. Northeastern’s con­tri­bu­tion is a Dominican Prayer Book. The palm-sized book has over 500 pages in handwritten Latin.  It shall be included in the “Beyond Words: Illu­mi­nated Man­u­scripts in Boston Col­lec­tions.”

BiblioBucks gift certificates are an easy and thoughtful gift – send by post or by email, in any amount!

Raptis Rare Books has released a lovely catalog for Fall 2016. It features one of the earliest presentation copies of James Joyce’s Ulysses and some special finds from A.A. Milne, Einstein, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

There are sales on from booksellers at Biblio – some discounting select inventory up to 70%!

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