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Amenities of Book Collecting and Kindred Affections



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The Amenities of Book Collecting and Kindred Affections by A. Edward Newton
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1918. With illustrations. Ardent bibliophile and writer Alfred Edward Newton was the leading authority on book collecting in the first half of the 20th century. The Amenities of Book Collecting is a classic of the books-on-books genre and a charming collection of essays that set the tone for book collecting in the postwar era. Contents: Book-Collecting Abroad; Book-Collecting at Home; Old Catalogues and New Prices; Association Books and First Editions; What Might Have Been; James Boswell-His Book; A Light-Blue Stocking; A Ridiculous Philosopher; A Great Victorian; Temple Bar Then and Now; A Macaroni Parson; Oscar Wilde; and A Word in Memory. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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June 25th, 2004
Country of Publication
United States
Kessinger Publishing Co
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