images of antique books (octavo)

Rohit Khare (
Fri, 29 Oct 1999 15:14:48 -0700

>Octavo publishes and preserves rare books and manuscripts using
>advanced digital tools and formats. We work with libraries and
>museums to make their most beautiful and significant books
>accessable and affordable.

From Warnock's bio at

(who beat Janey to it :-)

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>Octavo All-Titles Bundle
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>Amico, Holbein, Merbecke, Smith, Wyclif
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>History of Science Bundle
>Copernicus, Franklin, Galileo, Hooke, Newton
>Reg. $150, Now $125
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>Zoology Bundle
>Bell, Renard
>Reg. $150, Now $125
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>Octavo Marginalia
>Each Octavo Edition project highlights fascinating details about the
>books and manuscripts we photograph. These aspects are explored and
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>the challenges of conservation as time and use take their toll on
>these physical objects made of paper, ink, leather, glue, and paste