The literature of collecting & other essays / by Richard Wendorf.
- Additional Title(s):
Literature of collecting and other essays
- 1st ed.
- Boston, MA : Boston Athenaeum ; 2008.
New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, 2008.
- Physical Description:
- , 366 p. : ill. (some col.), 24 cm.
- Reference LibraryAM235 .W46 2008 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- 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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