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Byways in bookland

Author: James Westfall Thompson
Publisher: Berkeley : Book arts club of the University of California, 1935.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of ten essays, six reprinted from various periodicals.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thompson, James Westfall, 1869-1941.
Byways in bookland.
Berkeley, Book arts club of the University of California, 1935
(OCoLC)575365829
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Westfall Thompson
OCLC Number: 223559
Description: 202 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The importance of libraries in the preservation of culture --
The charm of the prologue --
Napoleon as a booklover --
Bookhunting as a sport --
A Puritan-Cavalier romance --
The true story of Tennyson's "Lord of Burleigh" --
The mendacity of history --
The origin of Kipling's "Rhyme of the three captains" --
Lost memoirs of antiquity --
Vergil in medieval culture.
Responsibility: by James Westfall Thompson.

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A collection of ten essays, six reprinted from various periodicals.

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