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Library of a bibliomaniac

a catalogue of a particularly interesting & important collection of rare, curious, and valuable English books, from the library of a well-known and eminent collector ... including Black Letter books, by early European printers ... productions of the Aldine Press ... to be sold at auction by Geo. A. Leavitt & Co., Tuesday, June 1, 1880 ..

by George A. Leavitt & Co

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Published by George A. Leavitt & Co.] in [New York? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rare books,
  • Bibliography,
  • Catalogs

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 190 p.
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26419506M
    OCLC/WorldCa226920086

    Love affairs of a bibliomaniac. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, (OCoLC) Reproduction of (manifestation): Field, Eugene, Love affairs of a bibliomaniac. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource. I admit it. I am a borderline bibliomaniac. I not only love to read, but I love to be around books and around people who love books. I love the culture surrounding books, and bookshops, and libraries. When I go into someone’s house I scan the shelves to see what books they have.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Field, Eugene, Love affairs of a bibliomaniac. New York, C. Scribnerś Sons, , © (OCoLC) bibliomania: noun: passionate enthusiasm for collecting and posessing books. Do you have bibliomania? So do we. On this episode of The Noir and Bizarre, Katie visits Earle Havens, Curator of Rare Books at the famous George Peabody introduces us to some bizarre and beautiful books in the library, and also gives us some of the history behind this stunning cathedral of books.

    Every Book in the World! explores the passionate collecting and printing history of the legendary nineteenth-century bibliomaniac Thomas Phillipps, whose vast collection of manuscripts and early printed books filled an English country house and required more . Sun, Ma - After the deaths in the early s of botanist T.J. Fitzpatrick and his wife, a treasure trove of rare books was found in their modest home in Lincoln, Nebraska. Retired KCPL librarian Sherrie Smith traces the strange history of these early 20th century “hoarders,” who amassed a fabulous collection of rare books, pamphlets, and Western Americana.


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The President of the Society in January had gone through his books. I chose my graduate school based on its library collection: Cornell, in Ithaca, New York, was cofounded by historian and bibliomaniac Andrew Dickson White, who spent his Author: Lorraine Berry.

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Synonyms for bibliomaniac at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Find descriptive alternatives for bibliomaniac. Fiction. The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac by Eugene Field () In this fictional autobiography, the Chicago poet, newspaperman, and book collector narrates tales, jokes, and flights of fancy regarding that “sweetest of madnesses” known as “bibliomania (and kindred maladies), and for which there is no cure known to humanity.".

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Kien's obsession with his personal library leads to the destruction of his marriage, his happiness, and ultimately the library itself. Yomiko Readman, the protagonist in Read or Die, is an introverted bibliomaniac, often preferring the company of books over people.

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London: Printed for W. Davis, Bookseller, at the Bedford Library, Southampton Row, Russell Square; Marshall, Printer, Kenton-st. Brunswick-sq., (first volume. Dibdin was trained and practiced as an Anglican clergyman.

The founder of the Roxburghe Club of book lovers, unofficial librarian of the Spencer collection, and a flawed but prolific bibliographer, Dibdin was perhaps the genesis behind the bibliophilic neurosis that afflicted the British upper classes in the Romantic Bibliomania; or Book Madness was first published inas a.

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