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Books on the move : tracking copies through collections and the book trade / edited by Robin Myers, Michael Harris, and Giles Mandelbrote.

New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press ; 2007.
London : British Library, 2007.
Physical Description:
xv, 164 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
Z291.7 .B66 2007 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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"The present volume is the twenty-seventh in the series of proceedings of the annual conference on book trade history, which started in 1979. This conference was held at Wesley's Chapel in City Road on 1 and 2 December 2006, under the auspices of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association ..."--Introd.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Book collecting -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Book industries and trade -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Books -- Provenance -- Congresses.
Manuscripts -- Collectors and collecting -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Private libraries -- Europe -- History -- Congresses.
Myers, Robin (Book trade historian)
Harris, Michael, 1938-
Mandelbrote, Giles.

  • Lost : the destruction, dispersal, and rediscovery of manuscripts / Peter Beal
  • What can we learn by tracking multiple copies of books? / David Pearson
  • The creation and dispersal of the library of Gian Vincenzo Pinelli / Angela Nuovo
  • Books from the library of Andrea Dudith (1533-89) in the library of Isaac Vossius (1618-89) / Astrid Balsern
  • From Venice and Naples to Paris, The Hague, London, Oxford, Berlin-- : the odyssey of the manuscript collection of Gerard and Johan Meerman / Jos van Heel
  • Pathways to survival of books of hours printed in Italy in the fifteenth century / Cristina Dondi
  • Bibliophily and public-private partnership : the library of Gustave van Havre (1817-92) and its afterlife in Antwerp libraries / Pierre Delsaerdt.