ATTRACTION ID: 938
ATTRACTION TYPE: MUSEUM
McCune Rare Book and Art Collection
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McCune Rare Book & Art Collection. It is located at the John F Kennedy Library, 505 Santa Clara St, Vallejo, CA 94590. website: http://www.mccunecollection.org. This collection is owned by the City of Vallejo. It contains a Leaf from the Gutenberg Bible (ca. 1450), 6 incunabula (books printed before 1501), a Kelmscott Chaucer (1896) printed by William Morris with illustrations by Edward Burne-Jones, Baskerville Bible (1763), Doves Bible (1903). They also have quite a collection of famous printers/publishers from the 15th to 20th Century, including Kelmscott, Ashendene, Doves, Golden Cockerel, Nonesuch, Baskerville, Foulis, Aldus, Grabhorn, etc.
There is a working 1852 Albion Printing Press. Also complete collection of the books printed by the Book Club of California, 30 portfolios of Henry Evans botanical prints, a collection of photos from the 1880-1890 Alaska, and many fine press books. This collection has free admission. Free private tours can be arranged by emailing the collection (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The McCune Rare Book and Art Collection is located in the John F Kennedy Library, 505 Santa Clara St, Vallejo, Ca 94590. This is in downtown Vallejo, a short walk from the ferry terminal. There is free parking
The McCune Rare Book and Art Collection has free admission.
KID FRIENDLY, HANDICAPPED ACCESS, PARKING AVAILABLE,
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