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A. S. W. Rosenbach

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(1876–1952),

Philadelphia dealer in rare books and manuscripts, and prominent collector, whose writings include The Unpublishable Memoirs (1917), a satire on bibliomania; Books and...

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A–Z

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London street atlas, created by Phyllis Isobel Pearsall (1906–96) in 1936. Finding herself lost in the capital, and that its last street map was made in 1919, she became determined ...

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A2A

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The Access to Archives web site, which contains catalogues of archives held in record offices across England.

http://www.a2a.org.uk Access to Archives.

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Aaron Freimann

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 (1871–1948) Jewish bibliographer and librarian.

He made the Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek at Frankfurt am Main (1904–33) one of Europe’s largest Jewish collections, fled to...

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Abagar

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The first Bulgarian printed book. A Roman Catholic breviary, it includes the apocryphal story of King Abgar, accompanied by other apocrypha and prayers according to the Catholic rite. Filip...

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Abanindranath Tagore

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 (1871–1951) Writer and illustrator.

With E. B. Havell, he developed the Bengal School, the first truly national style of art in India. His Bharat mata (1905) became a powerful...

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abbreviation

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The Web and the Internet float on a flood of abbreviations. They are often used to save time when posting to a newsgroup or writing an email. This dictionary contains most of the common...

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‘Abd Allāh Zākhir

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 (1684–1748) Syrian Christian theologian and pioneer of Arabic printing in the Arab world.

He produced the first Arabic book printed outside Europe, a psalter (1706), using a press...

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‘Abd al-Raḥīm ‘Anbarīn-Qalam

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 (late 16th–early 17th century)

One of the many Iranian calligraphers and artists who emigrated to India during the Mughal era, especially during the 17th century. ‘Abd al-Raḥīm...

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AbeBooks

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Currently, the largest online seller (see world wide web) of second-hand and rare books. Based in Vancouver, Canada, the company was founded in 1996 as ‘Advanced Book Exchange’ by Keith ...

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