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The Original Wikipedia:  18th Century Chinese Emperor Qianlong’s Siku Quanshu Project (5/6/24)

In 1772, Emperor Qianlong of China, a prolific poet, major art patron, and insatiable collector, ordered the largest encyclopedic compilation of books in Chinese history.  Within 10 years, a team of more than 350 scholars and hundreds of editors had compiled 36,381 volumes (2.3 million pages) of the Siku Quanshu.  Also known [...]

2024-05-28T10:49:19-04:00May 6, 2024|MM Archives|

Digest – March & April 2024

Manuscript Digest: March – April 2024 – This complimentary e-digest, now published bi-monthly, covers significant acquisitions and sales, manuscripts lost and found, rare books and ephemera, document conservation, and more news in this digest […]

2024-04-03T11:42:03-04:00April 3, 2024|MS Digest|

40th Florida Antiquarian Book Fair – Visit Us

40th Annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair The oldest and largest antiquarian book fair in the Southeastern United States, and one of the largest in the nation. March 1-3, 2024 The Coliseum - St Petersburg, Florida Visit a number of Manuscript Society Members at their booths Stop to say hello to [...]

2024-02-21T11:20:05-05:00February 21, 2024|News|
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