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A critical edition of the private diaries of Robert Proctor : the life of a librarian at the British Museum

Author: Robert Proctor; J H Bowman
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert Proctor is remembered among bibliographers for his rearrangement of the incunabula in the British Museum (known as 'Proctor order') and for the mystery which continues to surround his death.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Diaries
Named Person: Robert Proctor; Robert Proctor; Robert Proctor; Robert Proctor
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Proctor; J H Bowman
ISBN: 9780773436343 0773436340
OCLC Number: 586123221
Description: xxvii, 373 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: edited by J.H. Bowman ; with a foreword by John Goldfinch.

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"The diaries offer a unique opportunity to share almost five years of the life and work of a scholar at the turn of the nineteenth century. Such an opportunity is rarely available. Fully annotated, Read more...

 
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