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Barker, Nicolas

Overview
Works: 263 works in 708 publications in 2 languages and 9,815 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Dictionaries  Biography  Bibliography  Illustrated works  Catalogs  Bibliography‡vCatalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Publishing director, Redactor, 072, Adapter
Classifications: Z1006, 098.3
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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 )

17 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1,045 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 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ABC for book collectors by John Carter( Book )

24 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley Morison by Nicolas Barker( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ABC for book collectors by John Carter( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 549 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 )

17 editions published between 1972 and 1992 in English and held by 453 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 388 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 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early seventeenth century the Prince-Bishop of Eichstatt, Germany, created a splendid garden, the first to contain all the shrubs and flowering plants known at the time, including the latest imports from the Orient and America. When the garden was complete, he commissioned a monumental picture book of the plants - the Hortus Eystettensis (Garden of Eichstatt), published in 1613 by botanist-apothecary Basilius Besler, who had helped to develop the garden
An enquiry into the nature of certain nineteenth century pamphlets by John Carter( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 344 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 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 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 )

17 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 212 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 153 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 151 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 149 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 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Aldine Press : catalogue of the Ahmanson-Murphy collection of books by or relating to the press in the Library of the University of California, Los Angeles : incorporating works recorded elsewhere by Los Angeles University of California( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of typographical studies by Nicolas Barker( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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 (285)

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 ChatsworthThe Aldine Press : catalogue of the Ahmanson-Murphy collection of books by or relating to the press in the Library of the University of California, Los Angeles : incorporating works recorded elsewhere