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Creator:
Wendorf, Richard.
Title(s):

The literature of collecting & other essays / by Richard Wendorf.

Additional Title(s):

Literature of collecting and other essays

Edition:
1st ed.
Published/Created:
Boston, MA : Boston Athenaeum ; 2008.
New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 2008.
Physical Description:
[6], 366 p. : ill. (some col.), 24 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
AM235 .W46 2008 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes index.
"Philosophical essays related to collecting, in the world of books and of visual arts. Examines topics in library history, the career and relationships of eighteenth-century British painter Joshua Reynolds, recent theoretical and fictional texts about collecting, and the librarian-author's experiences as both critic and subject of portraiture"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Collectors and collecting.
Art objects -- Collectors and collecting.
Book collecting.
Book collectors.
Collectors and collecting -- Philosophy.
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