The Pleasures of Bibliophily [ePub]

by British Library

"The Book Collector" is the leading journal for thse interested in all aspects of bibliophily. This anthology celebrates its 50th anniversary in a selection of essays. Many deal with particular collectors: J.R. Abbey (A.N.L. Munby and Anthony Hobson); Chester Beatty (Christopher de Hamel); Martin Bodmer (B.H. Breslauer); John Cosin (A.I. Doyle); C.H. Hartshorne and Richard Heber (Arnold Hunt); Philip Hofer (W.A. Jackson); Geoffrey Keynes (David McKitterick); Narcissus Luttel (J.M. Osborn); Solomon Pottesman (Alan Thomas); Richard Rawlinson (B.J. Enright); Harry Widener (Arthur Freeman); and Francis Wrangham (Alan Bell). A number of other essays are concerned with particular books, authors or related topics, by: Peter Beal; John Carter; Harold Forster; David Foxon; John Hayward; Walter Oakeshott; J.C.T. Oates; Philip Robinson; and Toshiyuki Takamiya. It is prefaced by reminiscences by Nicholas Barker - editor of "The Book Collector" since 1965, This text should be an entertaining collection of perspectives on the pleasures of bibliophily in all its varied forms.

03.07.2017

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