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A bibliographic catalog of over 2,200 rare books in the history of science; includes 64 illustrations (title pages and illustrations from the collection)
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This catalog describes the 2,200 titles deemed rare or valuable of The Barchas Collection in the History of Science and Ideas, a distinguished collection at Stanford University. This collection, assembled by Sam and Cecile Barchas over many years, is especially strong in medicine, geology, astronomy, and general natural history. The catalog, designed by Peter Koch and containing 64 high-resolution reproductions of title pages and illustrations from the collection, is a handsome example of classic book design. It will be a valuable resource for historians of science and medicine, bibliographers, book collectors, and others concerned with the documentation of scientific ideas.About the Author:
[no primary author; however, the Introduction is by Henry Lowood, Ph.D., Curator for History of Science & Technology Collections and Curator for Germanic Collections, Stanford University. Dr. Lowood directs the Stanford and the Silicon Valley Archive, which collects, organizes and interprets personal and corporate papers and documents pertaining to the history of high technology in the Bay Area.
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Book Description Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, CA, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: Not Issued. First Edition. Brown 1/4 cloth, dark rust paper covered boards, gold foil on black title cartouche on upper spine panel. xxvii,382 pp., illus. endpapers, illus. w/ many plates reproducing title pages and illustrations from the 2,213 catalogued volumes, with separate name and title indexes. Limited to 1,060 copies. As issued. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Seller Inventory # 029815
Book Description Stanford University Libraries, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0911221190
Book Description Stanford University Libraries, 1999. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0911221190