Tagged: Rare books

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For libraries, it’s exciting to be able to own a “first book.” Archives and Special Collections recently acquired Le débat du vin et de leaue with help from a $38,000 gift from the B.H. Breslauer Foundation. The book, a debate between wine and water by Pierre Jamec (or Japes),
April 29, 2022 • Jullianne Ballou
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Congratulations to Professor Frances Dolan on her latest book, Digging the Past: How and Why to Imagine Seventeenth-Century Agriculture, published by the University of Pennsylvania Press. Professor Dolan completed a good deal of research for this work using rare books held in the UC Davis Library’s Archives and Special Collections. Her book
August 24, 2020 • Sara Gunasekara
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50/50 It is with great enthusiasm that UC Davis Special Collections celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2016/2017. The Department was established in 1966 to house the library’s rare and unique collections. Holdings consist of over 183,000 rare books and pamphlets, 17,200 linear feet of manuscript collections and University
June 28, 2017 • Jenny Hodge
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46 of 50 For the final five features celebrating Special Collections’ 50th Anniversary, we focus on a massive body of work that has come to represent the ideals of the Enlightenment and has been said to have inspired the French Revolution: Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des
June 10, 2017 • Christine Cheng