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MARKS OF GENIUS: MASTERPIECES FROM THE COLLECTIONS OF THE BODLEIAN LIBRARIES. Collector's edition. Stephen Hebron. Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, 2015. Original edition published 2014 {Worldwide 79865}. 360 pp. with 234 ills. (228 col.). 30 x 25 cm. ISBN 9781851244416 In English.
This title is offered as a special-order item. Publisher's description: This Collector's Edition of Marks of Genius designed in the Bodleian Library is quarterbound in Nigerian goatskin with gold tooling and blind blocking on the spine and front cover, and comes with a matching blocked, lined slipcase. It is limited to 350 individually numbered copies. Every copy is signed by the author and contains a hand-numbered limited declaration. Marks of Genius pays tribute to some of the most remarkable testaments to genius throughout human history, from ancient texts on papyrus and the extraordinary medieval manuscript The Douce Apocalypse to the renowned children's work The Wind in the Willows. Bringing together some of the most impressive treasures from the collections of the Bodleian Libraries, it tells the story of the creation of each work and its afterlife, offering insight into the breadth and depth of its influence as well as its power to fascinate. Illustrating works from Euclid, Dante and Handel to Einstein, Austen and Gandhi, Marks of Genius showcases over 100 books and manuscripts that constitute the pinnacle of human creativity and which we continue to revere and revisit.
Indexing: Unspecified
Plans: 73,57,56
Worldwide Number: 168997
Hardcover, boxed $295.00 nota bene: See Comment Above.

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