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Title:
In the name of the Bodleian, and other essays
Author:
Birrell, Augustine, 1850-1933.
Publication Information:
New York : C. Scribner's sons, 1905.
Physical Description:
vi pages, 1 l., 312 pages ; 18 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
'In the name of the Bodleian.'--Bookworms.--Confirmed readers.--First editions.--Gossip in a library.--Librarians at play.--Lawyers at play.--The non-jurors.--Lord Chesterfield.--The Johnsonian legend.--Boswell as biographer.--Old pleasure gardens.--Old booksellers.--A few words about copyright in books.--Hannah More once more.--Arthur Young.--Thomas Paine.--Charles Bradlaugh.--Disraeli ex relatione Sir William Fraser.--A connoisseur.--Our great middle class.--Tar and whitewash.--Itineraries.--Epitaphs.--'Hansard.'--C ontempt of court.--Edward VII., chapter 12.
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Format :
Book