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Property of a gentleman : the formation, organisation and dispersal of the private library 1620-1920

Author: Robin Myers, (Book trade historian); Michael Harris
Publisher: Winchester, Hampshire : St Paul's Bibliographies, 1991.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings
History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Property of a gentleman.
Winchester, Hampshire : St Paul's Bibliographies, 1991
(OCoLC)760141626
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Myers, (Book trade historian); Michael Harris
ISBN: 0906795990 9780906795996
OCLC Number: 24794123
Description: xii, 164 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The emergence of the book auctioneer as a professional / Frank Herrmann --
The library as living room / Clive Wainwright --
'To Paul's Churchyard to treat with a bookbinder' / Esther Potter --
Gentlemen and their book-plates / Brian North Lee --
Was Henry Yates Thompson a gentleman? / Christopher de Hamel --
The ill-gotten library of 'Honest Tom' Martin / David Stoker --
Reading as pastime : the place of light literature in some gentlemen's libraries of the 17th century / T.A. Birrell --
William Herbert : his library and his friends / Robin Myers.
Responsibility: edited by Robin Myers and Michael Harris.

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