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The anatomy of bibliomania

Holbrook Jackson

The anatomy of bibliomania

by Holbrook Jackson

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Published by Avenel Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bibliomania.,
  • Books.,
  • Books and reading.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Holbrook Jackson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ992
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21485423M
    ISBN 100517368358

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Let me say at the outset that this is not a book I intend to read soon in its entirety. The Anatomy of Bibliomania. Libraries and the care of books --Part XVII. Borrowers, biblioklepts and bestowers --Part XVIII. The caparisoning of books --Part XIX.

The misfortunes of books --Part XX. A digression of bookworms --Part XXI. Of book-hunting --Part XXII. Of desirable books --Part XXIII. Of bibliomania or book-madness --Part XXIV.

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