... Elves and Sprites are the genuine fellows who never perform out of Fairyland .
But I have as yet said nothing about certain Condition of elements of value in old and rare books , which are altogether unconnected with their edition or contents ...
Author: Duschnes, Philip C., bookseller, New YorkPublish On: 1941
Bibliographies & the Graphic Arts. Part III. Modern Press Books Duschnes, Philip
C., bookseller, New York. 2999 D8 Part I . Old and Rare Books from Fifteenth to
Nineteenth Centuries 1 . ABULCACIM TARIF , ALCAYDE . Historia verdadera del
OLD AND RARE BOOKS including a series of Old MEDICAL Works ON SALE BY
MESSRS . ELLIS ( J. u . HOLDSWORTH and G. SMITH ) AT 29 New Bond Street ,
LONDON , W. 1 ESTABLISHED 1728 OLD AND RARE BOOKS including a ...
RARE OLD BOOKS ON CONJURING AND MAGIC 15 another was Mary , the
daughter of George Whetenall , sheriff of Kent in 1527. At the age of seventeen ,
he entered Hart Hall , Oxford , but left the university before taking a degree . In
I shall be concentrating not only on what is statistically rare, or perceived to be so,
at any particular point. I shall also be looking at other features of books. We may
think we understand what is old. But what are the implications of this word?
Author: David McKitterick
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Explores how the idea of rare books was shaped by collectors, traders and libraries from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries. Using examples from across Europe, David McKitterick looks at how rare books developed from being desirable objects of largely private interest to become public and even national concerns.