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Bibliothèque nationale de France

Works: 1,912 works in 2,985 publications in 2 languages and 28,949 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Periodicals  Handbooks and manuals  Catalogues raisonnés  Bibliographies  Utopian fiction  Catalogs  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs 
Roles: Editor, Contributor, isb, Organizer of meeting, Other, Publisher, his, sht
Classifications: Z696, 025.431
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Edgar Degas, photographer by Malcolm R Daniel( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Degas's major surviving photographs, little known even among devotees of the artist's paintings and pastels, are analyzed and reproduced for the first time in this volume, which accompanies an exhibition at The Metropolitan Muscum of Art, The J. Paul Getty Museum, and the Bibliotheque Nationale de France."--Jacket
Utopia : the search for the ideal society in the western world( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a catalogue for the exhibition of the same name and showcases more than 400 books, manuscripts, drawings, prints, maps, photographs and other original material from the New York Public Library and the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. The book explores the long tradition of thought and art that has envisioned the perfect place
Celestial treasury : from the music of the spheres to the conquest of space by Marc Lachièze-Rey( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descriptive text and four hundred illustrations from the National Library of France's "Figures du Ciel" exhibition present an overview of humankind's attempts to understand and visually represent space, covering models of planetary motion, maps and globes of the sky and universe, creation/origin theories, and mythological traditions
"Prions en chantant" devotional songs of the Trouvères by Marcia Jenneth Epstein( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rich medieval French tradition of vernacular devotional songs has not received much scrutiny. With Prions en chantant, Marcia Epstein aims to remedy that situation by offering an edition of largely anonymous trouvère devotional songs, designed for both scholars and performers, from two late-thirteenth-century manuscripts. The majority of the music is published here for the first time. Sixty-one songs are presented, with forty-nine songs exhibited in Old French with a facing-page modern English translation followed by old musical notation and facing-page with modern musical transcription. An additional twelve songs, which lack music in the original sources, are represented by the Old French text and the modern English translation only. The introduction extensively describes the social, musical, literary and theological aspects of the trouvère songs contained in the volume. This is a valuable and welcome addition to the study of medieval music
Henri Labrouste : structure brought to light by Henri Labrouste( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri Labrouste is one of the few nineteenth-century architects consistently lionized as a precursor of modern architecture throughout the twentieth century and into our own time. The two magisterial glass-and-iron reading rooms he built in Paris gave form to the idea of the modern library as a collective civic space. His influence was both immediate and long-lasting, not only on the development of the modern library but also on the exploration of new paradigms of space, materials and luminosity in places of great public assembly. Published to accompany the first exhibition devoted to Labrouste in the United States - and the first anywhere in the world in nearly 40 years - this publication presents nearly 225 works in all media, including drawings, watercolors, vintage and modern photographs, film stills and architectural models. Essays by a range of international architecture scholars explore Labrouste's work and legacy through a variety of approaches
The French Renaissance in prints from the Bibliotèque nationale de France by Bibliothèque nationale de France( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The primitives of photography, 1850-1860( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With an overview of its pioneers - called "the primitives of photography" by Felix Nadar - this program explores the brief golden era between the time that photography was invented and the time it became an industry. The transformation of the camera from mere recording device to new artistic medium is seen in works that feature deliberate composition as well as in staged photos and composite prints. The technical processes by which photographers enhanced their works is also explained, especially in the creation of Oscar Rejlander's precursor of Photoshop, "The Two Ways of Life." Among others, the video covers Henry Fox Talbot, Hippolyte Bayard, Édouard Baldus, Gustave Le Gray, and Henry Peach Robinson, focusing on "Open Door," "Self Portrait as a Drowned Man," "Cloister at St. Triomphe in Arles," and "Fading Away." A part of the series Photo
A kingdom of images : French prints in the age of Louis XIV, 1660-1715 by Peter Fuhring( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Once considered the golden age of French printmaking, Louis XIV's reign saw Paris become a powerhouse of print production. During this time, the king aimed to make fine and decorative arts into signs of French taste and skill and, by extension, into markers of his imperialist glory. Prints were ideal for achieving these goals; reproducible and transportable, they fueled the sophisticated propaganda machine circulating images of Louis as both a man of war and a man of culture. This richly illustrated catalogue features more than one hundred prints from the Getty Research Institute and the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris, whose print collection Louis XIV established in 1667. An esteemed international group of contributors investigates the ways that cultural policies affected printmaking; explains what constitutes a print; describes how one became a printmaker; studies how prints were collected; and considers their reception in the ensuing centuries."--
Chroniques de la Bibliothèque Nationale de France by Bibliothèque nationale de France( )

in French and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings of the second International Workshop on Open Data : 2 June 2013, BNF, Paris by Vassilis Christophides( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden age of maritime maps : when Europe discovered the world( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Portolan charts, ' so called from the Italian adjective portolano, meaning 'related to ports or harbours, ' were born during the 12th century in the maritime community. These charts, drawn on parchment and crisscrossed with lines referring to the compass directions, indicated the succession of ports and anchorages along the shores, and were used by European sailors exploring the world up until the 18th century. Not only used as navigational instruments on boats, they were also produced for wealthy sponsors in the form of illuminated images of the world, to illustrate the economic and political interests of the major European sea powers. This book takes stock of the state of knowledge on these maps, bringing together contributions from a dozen European specialists, who trace the history and diversity of styles and places of production of these charts. This type of mapping is approached from three angles. The first part, 'The Mediterranean, ' refers to the manufacture and use of the first charts, centered on the Mediterranean, and the persistence of this tradition in the Mediterranean basin until the 18th century. The second part, 'Wide Open Spaces, ' shows how these regional charts have evolved from a technical and iconographical point of view at the time of the great European voyages, in order to include the oceans and new worlds. The third part, 'The Indian Ocean, ' shows how these charts, in a maritime area where ancient civilizations coexisted, were dependent on other cartographic traditions (ancient, Arab, Asian) before joining the information reported by Portuguese sailors and European trading companies in the modern era"--Publisher's website
Revue de la Bibliothèque Nationale de France by Bibliothèque nationale de France( )

in French and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dewey decimal classification and relative index by Melvil Dewey( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in French and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the text of the Dewey Decimal Classification system, a general knowledge organization tool; featuring an explanation of the special features and changes in the 22nd edition, a description of the system, tables of notation, schedules from 000 to 999, and a relative index
Richard Prince : American prayer by Richard Prince( Book )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Musée du Louvre and the Château de Versailles where Jan Fabre's and Jeff Koons' works were respectively presented, the Bibliothèque nationale de France also opts for contemporary creation, inviting the worldwide famous American artist, Richard Prince. Especially well-known for his cow boy photographs illustrating Marlboro advertising campaigns and for his series of ± nurse paintings, the artist is the best at depicting the American fin de siècle. This is the first monographic exhibition on Richard Prince organised in Paris. The title ± Richard Prince - American prayer refers to Jim Morrison's poem. The exhibition focuses on a feature of personality never presented before. Richard Prince is a passionate booklover and a collector of American pop culture and countercultures from the 50s' to the 80s'. This artistic movement has inspired his work as photographer and painter.Thanks to a musical background - including works by Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Bob Dylan and the Velvet Underground - and to his collaboration with the designer David Adjaye, Richard Prince portrays an American continent scoffing at its myths, introduced in a beat, hippie or punk context. Rare books and manuscripts by Rimbaud, Céline, Cocteau and Genet, European underground magazines and popular books, were selected among BnF's collections. Richard Prince has planned to re-appropriate some of them, building bridges with several treasures from his private collection of books that were never previously put on display. Documents connected to the key beat generation figures are presented such as an annotated copy of William Burroughs' ± Naked lunch or the handwritten scroll of Jack Kerouac's ± Big sur , Prince's collection of ± pulp fiction focusing on the erotic and disturbing nurse character or his collection of editions of Nabokov's ± Lolita in about twenty languages. Paintings, drawings, photographs, artists' books, manuscripts and objects illustrate the artist's personal universe between high and low culture, between America and Europe. The exhibition ends with a reading room which walls have been covered with fake books conceived by Richard Prince and treasures rarely presented before. Publisher's note
Bibliographie de la littérature française (XVIe-XXe siècles) by Société d'histoire littéraire de la France( )

in French and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plus de 150 000 notices détaillées de 1998 à ce jour ont été publiées, dont plus de 17 000 comptes rendus, auxquelles s'ajoutent 72 000 articles issus du dépouillement des ouvrages collectifs (voir notamment la partie commentaire des notices)
Marcel Proust : l'écriture et les arts by Jean-Yves Tadié( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brouillons d'écrivains : [Publié à l'occasion de l'exposition, Bibliothèque nationale de France, 27 février au 24 juin 2001] by Bibliothèque nationale de France( Book )

18 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avedon's France : old world, new look( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring Richard Avedon's fascination with France, Avedon's France brings together a collection of spectacular photographs; selected interviews, letters, publications, and writings (including new material from the Avedon Foundation archives) and substantive essays by the authors. In addition to five portfolios of French sitters spanning a lifetime of portraiture, it looks at Avedon's apprenticeship to his mentor, Alexei Brodovitch; his encounters with French fashion; his idealised version of Paris in the movie Funny Face; his fresh take on the Belle Epoque in his book on Jacques-Henri Lartigue, Diary of a Century; and his fruitful association with the magazine Egoiste later in his life. Avedon's France offers a full account of Avedon's restless pursuit of new ways of looking at the world, and it reveals a master image maker, a true artist for his time
Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences by Académie des Sciences( )

in French and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des livres d'enfants à la littérature de jeunesse by Christian Poslaniec( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Histoire du genre, inauguré au milieu du XIXe siècle avec le développement de l'alphabétisation et des techniques d'impression. Les éditeurs Louis Hachette avec La Bibliothèque rose, et l'adaptateur Jules Hetzel, écrivain et républicain militant, concepteur de la Bibliothèque d'éducation et de récréation, sont deux figures majeures du développement du livre pour enfant."--[Memento]
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Edgar Degas, photographer
Utopia : the search for the ideal society in the western worldCelestial treasury : from the music of the spheres to the conquest of space"Prions en chantant" devotional songs of the TrouvèresHenri Labrouste : structure brought to lightThe French Renaissance in prints from the Bibliotèque nationale de FranceA kingdom of images : French prints in the age of Louis XIV, 1660-1715The golden age of maritime maps : when Europe discovered the worldRichard Prince : American prayerAvedon's France : old world, new look
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Biblioteca Nacional da França

Biblioteca Nacional de França

Biblioteca Nacional de Francia

Bibliotèca Nacionala de França

Bibliotèca nacionâla de France

Biblioteca Nasional de Frans

Biblioteca nazionale di Francia

Bibliotehque nationale (Paris)

Bibliotheca Nationalis Francica

Bibliothèque de France (Paris)

Bibliothèque nationale

Bibliothèque nationale de France

Bibliothèque nationale de France (Paris)

Bibliothèque nationale de France Service de la Constitution des Collections en Libre Acces

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Bibliothèqve Nationale de France

Bibliuteca naçionâle de Fransa


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France Bibliothèque nationale de France

Francia Nemzeti Könyvtár

Francijas Nacionālā bibliotēka

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National Library of France

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