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Treasures Of The New York Public Library

Author: Anthony W. Marx, intro.

Treasures Of The New York Public Library

Author: Anthony W. Marx, intro.

$50.00 $14.98
Item #: D31779
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 338
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: St. Martin's
ISBN: 9781250623775
Inside the walls of its three research buildings, the New York Public Library is a palace of wonders containing diverse collections of over 46 million objects. A companion to the 2021 Polonsky Exhibition celebrating the NYPL's 125th anniversary, this treasure trove of a book showcases Thomas Jefferson's handwritten Declaration of Independence, a Gutenberg Bi... More
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Inside the walls of its three research buildings, the New York Public Library is a palace of wonders containing diverse collections of over 46 million objects. A companion to the 2021 Polonsky Exhibition celebrating the NYPL's 125th anniversary, this treasure trove of a book showcases Thomas Jefferson's handwritten Declaration of Independence, a Gutenberg Bible, Shakespeare's legendary First Folio, Malcolm X's briefcase, the original Winnie-The-Pooh dolls, the ultra-rare 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card, and a Sumerian cuneiform tablet from 2300 BC. Here too are priceless manuscripts from Jane Austen, George Washington, Frederick Douglass, Maya Angelou, Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, Jack Kerouac, Mark Twain, Vladimir Nabokov, J.S. Bach, Mary Shelley, W.B. Yeats, and Virginia Woolf, plus original artwork by Goya, Blake, Manet, Whistler, Noguchi, and Audubon.


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