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Title:
Excursions in Libraria, being restrospective reviews and bibliographical notes
Author:
Powell, G. H. (George Herbert), 1856-1924.
Publication Information:
London : Lawrence and Bullen, 1895.
Physical Description:
xv, 271 pages including illustrations, plates. ; 20 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Preface.--The philosophy of rarity. [Rev. and enl. from "A discourse of rare books", in Macmillan's magazine, July, 1893]--A Gascon tragedy (14th cent.) [Episode from Froissart relating to Gaston III Phébus, comte de Foix]--A shelf of old story books.--The pirates' paradise (1740)--A medley of memoirs.--With Rabelais at Rome (1536)--The wit of history. [Based on article in Pall Mall Magazine, Feb. 1895]--Index.
Format :
Book