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Essays and papers A N L Munby

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ISBN 10: 0859673499 / ISBN 13: 9780859673495
Published by Scolar press, 1978
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Scolar press 1978 second impression of the first 1977 edition: Brown cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine in dust jacket: 341 pages : black and white illustrations. Synopsis the essays and papers of A N L Mumby, former librarian of Kings College Cambridge and trustee of the British Museum. Contents as follows: --Some caricatures of book -collectors (1948). John Maynard Keynes: the book collector (1949). Notes on Kings College Library in the 15th century (1951). Floreat Bibliomania (1952). The distribution of the first edition of Newtons Principia (1952). Charles Geoffrey des Graz (1953). The library of George Thackeray(1957). The acquisition of manuscripts by institutional libraries (1960). Did Mr Cavendish burn his Caxtons? (With M. Pollard, 1963). The libraries of Englishmen of letters (1964). Macaulays library (1965). Three opportunities (1966). The case of the "Caxton" manuscript of Ovid 1968). The Earl and the thief (1968). The triumph of Delisle : a sequel to the Earl and the thief (1969). Arthur Cole (1968). Book collecting in the 1930s (1973). Father and son: the Rev Reginald Hebers vain attempt to stem the rising tide of his son Richards bibliomania (1976). List of writings by ANL Munby. Condition: dustjacket slightly stained and with small repair upper spine: overall very clean and good . 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 1342

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Title: Essays and papers A N L Munby

Publisher: Scolar press

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Hardback

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First edition. A collection of the writings of this famous bibliographer. With articles on book collectors, bibliography, and a bibliography of Munby's writings. Presentation from Mrs. Munby on front free endpaper. Ink inscription on free endpaper. Jacket with small tears. xiv, 241 pages. cloth, dust jacket.. 8vo..

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