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Searchable Electronic Bibliographies Online


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Kombinierte Volltext- und Faksimiledatenbank mit derzeit 100 allgemeinen und fachbezogenen Bibliographien, Bücher- und Schriftenverzeichnissen sowie Verkaufskatalogen zu alten und seltenen Büchern mit einem Gesamtumfang von über 650.000 Druckseiten, darunter etwa J.-Ch. Brunet: Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres (6 Bände, 1860-1880), Karl Goedecke: Grundriß zur Geschichte der deutschen Literatur aus den Quellen (15 Bände, 1884-1966), J. G. Graesse: Trésor de Livres rares et précieux ou nouveau dictionnaire bibliographique (8 Bände, 1858-1869), J. Sabin: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from its Discovery to the Present Time (29 Bände, 1868-1936), F. R. Goff: Incunabula in American Libraries. A third Census of fifteenth-century books recorded in North American collections (1964), W.T. Lowndes: The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature (8 Bände, 1857-1864) oder Georges Vicaire: Manuel de l'amateur de livres du XIXe siècle (7 Bände, 1801-1893). Die thematische Abdeckung umfasst u.a. Altertumswissenschaften, Englische Sprache und Literatur, Geschichte, Theologie, Philosophie, Judaica, Kunst und Architektur, Musik sowie Naturwissenschaften. Enthalten sind auch Verzeichnisse zu Inkunabeln und Frühdrucken, Bibeln, Karten, Globen und Atlanten sowie Americana.

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Verlagsinformation :: Publisher's information provides more than 80 electronic bibliographies online. Subjects cover early printing, world literature, natural history, science, medicine, theology, cultural and area studies, Judaica, music, theology, art and architecture, among others. Key bibliographies include standard reference works by Goff (Incunabula), Brunet (Manuel), Sabin (Americana), Fairfax Murray (French and German Books), and many more hard-to-find works.

Subscribers gain instant access to full digital facsimiles of all electronic bibliographies. With full-text search capabilities across more than 650,000 pages, this resource provides research opportunities in many disciplines. Subscribers can search individual bibliographies, as well as the entire database, by keyword(s). Advanced search options make possible retrieval of information by topic searches. Bibliographies can also be browsed, and results are easily saved and printed.

First reference-point for book professionals and students to bibliographies on rare books

- Library of reference works in facsimile: more than 100 works (600,000 + pages)

- Research on authors, their writings, and the dates of editions accomplished with full-text search in a few seconds.

- Learn about rare books: links on book history for the student and the professional, including our own illustrated glossary.

- Multi-disciplinary.


- Basic Search with full-text search of a single reference work or of the entire database.

- Boolean, proximity, and fuzzy search features incorporated in the Basic Search.

- Advanced Search with full-text search of selected groups of reference works or by subject topics.

- Search term highlighting.

- Save searches and view search history.

- Printing.

An essential online collection, containing a wealth of material, with many invaluable benefits to the research community

For librarians, cataloguers, and book professionals:

- Find and compare descriptions from different catalogues of rare books.

- Locate multiple copies of a given imprint and different dates of impression.

- Find information on the print history of a particular work or the impressions of a specific printer.

- Search provenance, including the armorials of important families.

- Search catalogues of some famous 19th century collectors, such as James de Rothschild, Edouard Rahir, Gerard de Berney, Jerome Pichon, Hector de Backer, and Baron Double.

- Download MARC records.

- And much more.

Research on the history of the book:

- Learn about the careers of specific printers and their work (Aldus Manutius, William Caxton, the Elzevier family, the Estiennes).

- Study the type faces of early English printers, the development of the early Oxford presses, and the contributions of early Spanish and Portuguese printers.

- Study French typographic marks in books printed in Paris.

- And much more.

Research on world literature:

With this collection, students and scholars of literature can examine bibliographies of the following

- British and American authors

- German authors

- French authors, including anonymous and pseudonymous ones

- Classical literature

- Hebrew books

- Erotic literature

- And much more.

Research in religion:

Scholars will find catalogues of liturgical books (Books of Hours) and all the known editions of the Bible.

For the history of science and medicine:

Search for all the books printed on arithmetic, study the history of American medical literature, or review the works of Sir Isaac Newton. Learn about the history of dentistry and browse famous library of the eminent physician William Osler. Learn about the history of specific fields, such as botany and chemistry. And much more.

For the study of travel, cultural history, and geography:

Search for books written on China, on Japan, on the Hawaiian Islands, on the Americas, on mission literature, the maps of America, the almanacs of France. And much more.

For art and architectural historians:

Scholars can view at a glance the holdings of the Avery Architectural Library, search reference works on costumes and their history, and study the history of Italian wood engraving. And much more.

This unique electronic database enables users to access specific information about individual authors or titles, and at the same time it opens up fresh, new ways to study the material .

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