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You will find lots of information about the highest quality facsimile publications from important original material held in the collections of libraries and museums around the world. These limited edition publications are available for purchase by institutions and private collectors.
Mark Catesby's Natural History of Carolina, Florida & the Bahama Islands
Mark Catesby's Natural History of Carolina, Florida & the Bahama Islands The first facsimile edition of Catesby's original watercolour drawings of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects & Plants 1712-1726 which are held in the Royal Collection Windsor Castle are published in the Diamond Jubilee year in four leather-bound volumes to mark the 300th anniversary of Catesby's arrival in the New World.
Romance of Alexander:
A magnificent and valuable illuminated manuscript created around 1420's and now housed in the British Library. A facsimile of the Romance of Alexander will be published in mid 2014, in a limited edition of 680 hand-numbered copies, enabling you to enjoy the same manuscript which Henry VIII once prized. For further details and to view some of the rich imagery see Romance of Alexander page.
The Highgrove Florilegium
Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha’s Botanical Centre have on display over 40 images from The Highgrove Florilegium. The exhibition runs from 14th September to the end of December 2014. Visit Lauritzen Gardens website.
Thinking of publishing a rare manuscript?
Addison Publications also take on commissions to photograph, design, print and bind facsimiles of important and rare books. We have extensive experience in the handling and publishing of ancient and treasured manuscripts and the team have worked on many major publications for libraries and private individuals over the years, including the famous 11th Century Domesday Book. Please contact us if you would like to hear more.