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Barker, Nicolas

Overview
Works: 265 works in 742 publications in 2 languages and 10,421 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Dictionaries  Biography  Bibliography  Illustrated works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Publishing director, Adapter, Redactor, 072
Classifications: Z1006, 098.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Nicolas Barker
 
Most widely held works by Nicolas Barker
Fake? : the art of deception by Mark Jones( Book )

18 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the methods used to make artistic, literary, documentary, and political forgeries and the recent scientific advances in their detection. Includes over 600 objects from the British Museum and many other major collections, from ancient Babylonia to the present day
The Oxford University Press and the spread of learning, 1478-1978 : an illustrated history by Nicolas Barker( Book )

23 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ABC for book collectors by John Carter( Book )

24 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley Morison by Nicolas Barker( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ABC for book collectors by John Carter( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This reference book contains over 450 alphabetical entries ranging in length from a single line to several pages. Each entry consists of a definition and analysis of the technical terms of book collecting and bibliography, interspersed with comments on such subjects as auctions, facsimiles, fakes and pirated editions. It should be a valuable book for any collector baffled by the technical language of an auction catalogue, or a bookseller wanting to widen his or her knowledge of these bibliographical terms." -- Provided by publisher
ABC for book collectors by John Carter( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 1992 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics and script: aspects of authority and freedom in the development of Graeco-Latin script from the sixth century B.C. to the twentieth century A.D by Stanley Morison( Book )

18 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sequel to An enquiry into the nature of certain nineteenth century pamphlets by John Carter and Graham Pollard : the forgeries of H. Buxton Forman & T.J. Wise re-examined by Nicolas Barker( Book )

18 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hortus Eystettensis : the Bishop's garden and Besler's magnificent book by Nicolas Barker( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That book, printed from elaborately prepared copper engravings in a very large format, has 367 plates beautifully illustrating more than 1,000 species. Gardeners and horticulturalists, bibliophiles and botanists, indeed anyone with an interest in the history of gardens and botanical illustrations will be captivated by this beautifully printed, carefully researched, and thoroughly engaging book
An enquiry into the nature of certain nineteenth century pamphlets by John Carter( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Potencie of life : books in society : the Clark Lectures 1986-1987 by Nicolas Barker( Book )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aldus Manutius and the development of Greek script & type in the fifteenth century by Nicolas Barker( Book )

16 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The early life of James McBey : an autobiography, 1883-1911 by James McBey( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Italian writing-books : Renaissance to Baroque by Stanley Morison( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Italian and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliotheca Lindesiana : the lives and collections of Alexander William, 25th Earl of Crawford and 8th Earl of Balcarres, and James Ludovic, 26th Earl of Crawford and 9th Earl of Balcarres by Nicolas Barker( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley Morison, 1889-1967: a radio portrait by Nicolas Barker( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of an obsession; the life of Sir Thomas Phillipps, the world's greatest book collector by A. N. L Munby( Book )

13 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Devonshire inheritance : five centuries of collecting at Chatsworth by Nicolas Barker( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The butterfly books : an enquiry into the nature of certain twentieth century pamphlets by Nicolas Barker( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visible voices : translating verse into script & print, 3000 BC-AD 2000 by Nicolas Barker( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Visible Voices Nicolas Barker traces the development of poetry from its ancient origin as an oral medium to its modern incarnation as a primarily written or printed artform. The book moves from the pictograms of the Ancient Near East through the development of alphabetic scripts, the traditions of Medieval European manuscripts, the shift from script to print, all the way to the innovations and experiments of the modernist period
 
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Fake? : the art of deception
Alternative Names
Barker, Nicholas

Barker, Nicholas 1932-

Barker, Nicolas John

Barker, Nicolas John 1932-

バーカー, ニコラス

Languages
English (313)

Italian (1)

Covers
ABC for book collectorsABC for book collectorsA sequel to An enquiry into the nature of certain nineteenth century pamphlets by John Carter and Graham Pollard : the forgeries of H. Buxton Forman & T.J. Wise re-examinedHortus Eystettensis : the Bishop's garden and Besler's magnificent bookA Potencie of life : books in society : the Clark Lectures 1986-1987The early life of James McBey : an autobiography, 1883-1911The Devonshire inheritance : five centuries of collecting at Chatsworth