Essays on Books and Bibliophiles - Aspects of the History of Books and Book-Collecting in America

Essays on Books and Bibliophiles - Aspects of the History of Books and Book-Collecting in America

By: Robert A. Shaddy (author)Hardback

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Description

The essays and bibliography in this work provide an approach to the history of books and book collecting. It includes a long essay on the phenomenon of bibliophilia and bibliomania and the intense, sometimes consumingly passionate feelings collectors held for their collections.

Contents

For the love of books - aspects of bibliophilia and bibliomania; Randolph Greenfield Adams - sentimental bookman-scholar and "griffin" at the gate; book collecting in Missouri - three "custodians of culture"; selected bibliography on collecting books and manuscripts during the "golden age" of collecting in America, c.1890-1930.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773466425
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 162
  • ID: 9780773466425
  • ISBN10: 0773466428

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