Catalogue Of The Library Of The Athen Um Liverpool

Author by : Proprietors of the Athenum Liverpool
Language : en
Publisher by : Hardpress Publishing
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Description : This is a reproduction of the original artefact. Generally these books are created from careful scans of the original. This allows us to preserve the book accurately and present it in the way the author intended. Since the original versions are generally quite old, there may occasionally be certain imperfections within these reproductions. We're happy to make these classics available again for future generations to enjoy!


Libraries Books And Collectors Of Texts 1600 1900

Author by : Annika Bautz
Language : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : This book presents the collectors’ roles as prominently as the collections of books and texts which they assembled. Contributors explore the activities and networks shaping a range of continental and transcontinental European public and private collections during the Renaissance, Enlightenment and modern eras. They study the impact of class, geographical location and specific cultural contexts on the gathering and use of printed and handwritten texts and other printed artefacts. The volume explores the social dimension of book collecting, and considers how practices of collecting developed during these periods of profound cultural, social and political change.