1887 Books and Bookmen
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Early Edition, Illustrated
This text takes a fascinating look at bibliophiles and practices across the globe, featuring chapters on literary forgery and nearly-long-forgotten book collectors. Copiously illustrated with colour and monochromatic plates and vignettes throughout. Andrew Lang was a prolific Scottish scholar, poet, novelist, and literary critic noted for his collections of fairy tales and translations of Homer. Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973), a noted book collector and diarist.
In cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally generally smart, Minor wear to joints. Strain to hinges. Internally, generally firmly bound, tender in places. Pages bright and clean throughout.
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