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The Great Book-Collectors

by Charles Isaac Elton

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Beginning with Greek and Roman times, this volume discusses the great book collectors throughout history such as Duke Humphrey and the Library of the Valois, Sir Thomas Bodley, Sir Kenelm Digby, Jean Grolier, and Francois-Auguste De Thou. Primarily focused on Europe and Great Britain, the authors examine the world's most celebrated collectors and collections in an engaging and authoritative text.… (more)

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