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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.


The Highgrove Florilegium... showing at

 Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, Massachusetts until November 2015

 ... an exhibition of selected watercolours from Highgrove Florilegium.  These will be accompanied by talks which will be held each Saturday during October.

 .....while the exhibtion of 30 images from the Highgrove Florilegium at  the Museum der Stadt Bad Ischl,  part of the Upper Austria Garden Festival, ended early October 2015 and  was reported to be a great success


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 are published in four leather-bound volumes to mark the 300th anniversary of Catesby's arrival in the New World. In 1768 George III acquired the complete Natural History which has remained in Windsor Castle ever since.

To quote Dalya Alberge, The Sunday Times: 12 July 2015

 Drawn to perfection....    A facsimile of an 18th-century work is thought to be the most expensive book published in Britain today.  ….the first major illustrated book on the natural history of the British colonies of North America, whose original is held in the Royal Collection.

.......The Royal Collection have now received its own copy of the facsimile

Click here to receive an illustrated brochure and full details about how to acquire a copy of Mark Catesby's Natural History of North America.

Magna Carta...

Subscriptions are open for a unique authenticated facsimile of the British
Library Magna Carta manuscript.  This hand cut parchment which
replicates the exact shape of the original and with a replica seal is
now available framed.  The edition is limited to 480 copies and is
accompanied by a certificate and a copy of Magna Carta: The Foundation of Freedom 1215–2015, a richly illustrated volume, by the acknowledged world authority on the subject, Professor Nicholas Vincent.

Email for further details and a subscription form


The Peterborough Psalter....

will be ready for delivery in January 2016  - place your order now for this 'perfection of Gothic Illuminated Book Art'


Click here to receive further information and full details about The Peterborough Psalter.


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.