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Bibliothèque nationale de France

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Works: 3,987 works in 5,728 publications in 5 languages and 33,768 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Periodicals  Bibliography  Catalogues raisonnés  Catalogs  Sources  Music  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher, Contributor, Translator, Sponsor, Publishing director, Correspondent, Composer, Recipient, Former owner
Classifications: BX2080, 745.670944
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The Grandes heures of Jean, Duke of Berry : Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris by Catholic Church( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in Latin and English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edgar Degas, photographer by Malcolm R Daniel( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Degas's major surviving photographs, little known even among devotees of the artist's paintings and pastels, are analyzed and reproduced for the first time in this volume, which accompanies an exhibition at The Metropolitan Muscum of Art, The J. Paul Getty Museum, and the Bibliotheque Nationale de France."--Jacket
Celestial treasury : from the music of the spheres to the conquest of space by Marc Lachièze-Rey( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descriptive text and four hundred illustrations from the National Library of France's "Figures du Ciel" exhibition present an overview of humankind's attempts to understand and visually represent space, covering models of planetary motion, maps and globes of the sky and universe, creation/origin theories, and mythological traditions
Henri Labrouste : structure brought to light by Henri Labrouste( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henri Labrouste is one of the few nineteenth-century architects consistently lionized as a precursor of modern architecture throughout the twentieth century and into our own time. The two magisterial glass-and-iron reading rooms he built in Paris gave form to the idea of the modern library as a collective civic space. His influence was both immediate and long-lasting, not only on the development of the modern library but also on the exploration of new paradigms of space, materials and luminosity in places of great public assembly. Published to accompany the first exhibition devoted to Labrouste in the United States - and the first anywhere in the world in nearly 40 years - this publication presents nearly 225 works in all media, including drawings, watercolors, vintage and modern photographs, film stills and architectural models. Essays by a range of international architecture scholars explore Labrouste's work and legacy through a variety of approaches
Music for choir and organ by Jean-Nicolas Geoffroy( )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Latin and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French Renaissance in prints from the Bibliotèque nationale de France by Bibliothèque nationale de France( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maurus of Salerno, twelfth-century "optimus physicus," with his commentary on the Prognostics of Hippocrates by Maurus Salernitanus( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The golden age of maritime maps : when Europe discovered the world by Catherine Hofmann( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Portolan charts,' so called from the Italian adjective portolano, meaning 'related to ports or harbours,' were born during the 12th century in the maritime community. These charts, drawn on parchment and crisscrossed with lines referring to the compass directions, indicated the succession of ports and anchorages along the shores, and were used by European sailors exploring the world up until the 18th century. Not only used as navigational instruments on boats, they were also produced for wealthy sponsors in the form of illuminated images of the world, to illustrate the economic and political interests of the major European sea powers. This book takes stock of the state of knowledge on these maps, bringing together contributions from a dozen European specialists, who trace the history and diversity of styles and places of production of these charts. This type of mapping is approached from three angles. The first part, 'The Mediterranean,' refers to the manufacture and use of the first charts, centered on the Mediterranean, and the persistence of this tradition in the Mediterranean basin until the 18th century. The second part, 'Wide Open Spaces,' shows how these regional charts have evolved from a technical and iconographical point of view at the time of the great European voyages, in order to include the oceans and new worlds. The third part, 'The Indian Ocean,' shows how these charts, in a maritime area where ancient civilizations coexisted, were dependent on other cartographic traditions (ancient, Arab, Asian) before joining the information reported by Portuguese sailors and European trading companies in the modern era."--Publisher's website
Bibliographie nationale française. notices établies par la Bibliothèque nationale by Bibliothèque nationale (France)( )

in French and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Notices établies par la Bibliothèque nationale."
Paris expers Paris by Diabolus in Musica (Musical group)( )

2 editions published in 2006 in Latin and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carnets de voyages by Charles Tessier( )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canti e danze alla Corte Estense nel XV secolo by Rossignol (Musical group)( )

2 editions published in 2004 and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnificat deux siècles de versets pour orgue en France = two centuries of French organ verses by Yves-G Préfontaine( )

2 editions published in 1996 in Latin and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kingdom of images : French prints in the age of Louis XIV, 1660-1715 by Peter Fuhring( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book includes a rich and fascinating consideration of the golden age of French printmaking. Once considered the golden age of French printmaking, Louis XIV's reign saw Paris become a powerhouse of print production. During this time, the king aimed to make fine and decorative arts into signs of French taste and skill and, by extension, into markers of his imperialist glory. Prints were ideal for achieving these goals; reproducible and transportable, they fueled the sophisticated propaganda machine circulating images of Louis as both a man of war and a man of culture. This richly illustrated catalogue features more than one hundred prints from the Getty Research Institute and the Bibliotheque nationale de France in Paris, whose print collection Louis XIV established in 1667. An esteemed international group of contributors investigates the ways that cultural policies affected printmaking; explains what constitutes a print; describes how one became a printmaker; studies how prints were collected; and considers their reception in the ensuing centuries. 0Exhibition: Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, USA (18.06-06.09.2015) / Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France (02.11.2015-31.01.2016)
Lais et chansons d'Ernoul de Gastinois by Ernoul( )

1 edition published in 1964 in French and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliographie de la littérature française (XVIe-XXe siècles) by Société d'histoire littéraire de la France( )

in French and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trésors carolingiens : livres manuscrits de Charlemagne à Charles le Chauve : [catalogue de l'exposition présentée à la Bibliothèque nationale de France sur le site Richelieu, dans la Galerie Mazarine, du 20 mars au 24 juin 2007 by Bibliothèque nationale de France( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in French and English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Présente les conditions de production des manuscrits carolingiens et explique pourquoi la Bibliothèque nationale de France en conserve un nombre important. Le catalogue décrit une soixantaine de ces documents, certains ornés de somptueuses reliures, d'autres richement enluminés
The primitives of photography, 1850-1860( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With an overview of its pioneers - called "the primitives of photography" by Felix Nadar - this program explores the brief golden era between the time that photography was invented and the time it became an industry. The transformation of the camera from mere recording device to new artistic medium is seen in works that feature deliberate composition as well as in staged photos and composite prints. The technical processes by which photographers enhanced their works is also explained, especially in the creation of Oscar Rejlander's precursor of Photoshop, "The Two Ways of Life." Among others, the video covers Henry Fox Talbot, Hippolyte Bayard, Édouard Baldus, Gustave Le Gray, and Henry Peach Robinson, focusing on "Open Door," "Self Portrait as a Drowned Man," "Cloister at St. Triomphe in Arles," and "Fading Away." A part of the series Photo
Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences( )

in French and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des sources pour l'histoire de l'immigration en France de 1830 à nos jours : guide by Bibliothèque nationale de France( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Présentation des sources de la BNF dans le champ de l'histoire de l'immigration française (sous ses aspects sociaux, politiques et culturels). Le guide s'organise autour d'une trentaine de communautés d'immigrés, des Allemands aux Sri Lankais (classement par continent puis par ordre alphabétique). Une partie "thèmes" regroupe les documents abordant des sujets transversaux sur les immigrés
 
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Edgar Degas, photographer
Alternative Names

controlled identityBibliothèque de France

controlled identityBibliothèque nationale (France)

al-Maktabāt al-Faransīyah

Biblioteca Nacional de Francia

Biblioteca Nacional de París (France)

Biblioteca Nacional (París)

Biblioteca nazionale di Parigi (France)

Bibliotheca Nationali Parisiensi.

Bibliotheca Nationalis Parisiensis

Bibliotheca Nationalis Parisiensis (France)

Bibliotheca Nationalis Parisiensis (Francia)

Bibliotheca Regia (France)

Bibliotheca Regia Parisiensis

Bibliothèque de France

Bibliothèque de Louvre (France)

Bibliothèque du Louvre

Bibliothèque du Louvre (France)

Bibliothèque du Louvre (Francia)

Bibliothèque du roi (France)

Bibliothèque du roi (París)

Bibliothèque du roy (France)

Bibliothèque impériale.

Bibliothèque impériale (France)

Bibliothèque impériale (Francia)

Bibliothèque Imperiale (Paris)

Bibliothèque nationale.

Bibliothèque nationale de France

Bibliothèque nationale (France)

Bibliothèque nationale (Paris)

Bibliothèque Nationale te Parijs.

[Bibliothèque. Paris.] Bibliothèque nationale

Bibliothèque royale

Bibliothèque royale (France)

Bibliothèque royale France ; 1814-1848)

Bibliothèque royale (París)

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BN (Bibliothèque nationale ; France)

BNF

BNF (Bibliothèque nationale de France)

Faguo guo jia tu shu guan

France. Bibliotheca Nationalis Parisiensis

France. Bibliothèque du Louvre

France. Bibliothèque du roi

France. Bibliothèque impériale

France Bibliothèque nationale

France Bibliothèque nationale de France

France. Bibliothèque royale

France. Sifriyah ha-leʾumit be-Paris

French National Library

Hpha-ran-siʼi Rgyal-gñer Dpe-mdzod-khaṅ

Librairie de la Bibliothèque Nationale.

Pari Kokuritsu Toshokan

Paris Bibliothèque nationale

Paris (France)

Paris (France). Bibliothèque nationale

Sifriyah ha-leʾumit be-Paris

Sifriyah ha-leʾumit be-Paris (France)

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المكتبة الوطنية (فرنسا)

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