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5 edition of A Miscellany for bibliophiles found in the catalog.

A Miscellany for bibliophiles

  • 172 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Grastorf & Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Book collecting -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Books -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by H. George Fletcher ; foreword by William Targ.
    ContributionsFletcher, H. George.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ992 .M67
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 303 p. :
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4428477M
    ISBN 100933408013
    LC Control Number79054094

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The subtitle of this book is "an illustrated miscellany." But I would subtitle it "the Joy of Books, Illustrated." Jane Mount is a very talented illustrator who came up with the idea of painting the books sitting in front of her in her kitchen.

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Penumbra's Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan. Click to read more about A Miscellany for bibliophiles by H. George Fletcher.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers5/5(1). A Bibliophile’s Miscellany: Books on Music Beginning of Ballade No.1 in manuscript (Ernst Burger: Frédéric Chopin, München ) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. When I was nine years old my parents gave me a choice between playing the violin, starting Spanish lessons, or.

Okay, so now that I’ve raved on for a bit, here’s a little more about what’s actually inside. Bibliophile is a smorgasbord of book-related subjects and illustrations, focusing on everything from favorite bookstores to bookstore cats, striking libraries to writers’ pets, iconic covers to books made into great movies.

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A bibliophile's miscellany, rare books and manuscripts. [Rosenbach Company. Philadelphia.; Lessing J. Rosenwald Reference Collection (Library of Congress)]. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The ultimate weekly planner for bibliophiles. Jane Mount's joyful illustrations of literary treasures and other book miscellany adorn this charming, gorgeous agenda.

Each week features a spot illustration and some fun literary trivia, including anniversary dates of important literary people and milestones, and every month opens with one of Price: $ The idea of this book really excites me.

Painted stacks of books with miscellany items for all things bookish. What I didn't appreciate was the emphasis of current gender issues.

The book lists seemed so politically correct (which I am very tired of, actually,) that it took away from the sheer joy of the idea and beauty of this book. It opens the door to unusual collections such as herbaria, magic libraries and even the library of smells, and charts the difficulties of cataloguing books deemed to be subversive, heretical, libellous or obscene.

Packed with unusual facts and statistics, this is the perfect volume for library enthusiasts, bibliophiles and readers everywhere. Searching for perfect book lovers gifts. Rejoice. Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany, is a love letter to all things bookish. Author Jane Mount brings literary people, places, and things to life through her signature and vibrant illustrations.

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There's even space for avid readers to record what they're reading. A Miscellany for Bibliophiles (New York, ) Paradosis: Studies in Memory of E. Quain (New York, ) The Heritage of New York (New York, ) Contributed works: Afterword to The Medici Aesop, by Bernard McTigue (New York, ) Entries on the /9 Florentine Homer, the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, and the Bibliolatry: A Tavistock Gift Guide for Bibliophiles (and the People Who Love Them) They say you should give gifts that you would want to receive yourself.

So, herein, 40 items that particularly strike our fancy, and will hopefully strike yours, as well. Jane Mount's joyful illustrations of literary treasures and other book miscellany adorn this charming, gorgeous agenda.

Each week features a spot illustration and some fun literary trivia, including anniversary dates of important literary people and milestones, and every month opens with one of Mount's iconic book stacks. BIBLIOPHILE, AN ILLUSTRATED MISCELLANY. I was just about finished with a book review for the ClaytonPioneer when I went through hip replacement and my daughter, who had come to reverse roles, presented me with a book my son-in-law found for me at Booksmith in SF.

It’s been a little more than a week, and I have tossed aside the first review for a shout-it-out, thumbs-up, you-have-to-get-this. A Literary Miscellany - October 1, Binnie Syril Braunstein, Editor celebrated at home this year, this newsletter has a few lists of horror books and movies to keep you scared (and safe at home).

The good news is - with no trick-or-treaters knocking on your. Bibliophile definition is - a lover of books especially for qualities of format; also: a book collector. How to use bibliophile in a sentence. Also note her article "Identifying and Classifying Fine Bindings" in A Miscellany for Bibliophiles edited by H.

George Fletcher (New York, ) pp. The article contains many illustrations of bindings at Princeton together with commentary. A collector of books. bib′lioph′ilism n. bib′lioph′ilis′tic adj. American Heritage® Bibliophile - definition of bibliophile by The Free Dictionary Jane Mount's Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany (Chronicle, $, pages, Bibliophiles; Bibliophilia; Bibliophiliac; bibliophilic; bibliophilicly; bibliophilism.

For bibliophiles, “miscellany” is a word rich in potential delights. Akin to “compendium” and “anthology,” it holds up to the reader the possibility of discovery, not only of particular bits of new knowledge, but perhaps the uncovering of vast areas of study heretofore wholly unbeknownst to them.

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miscellany meaning: 1. a mixture of different things: 2. a book containing a collection of pieces of writing either by. Learn more. Engagement Calendar | pages The ultimate weekly planner for bibliophiles!Jane Mount's joyful illustrations of literary treasures and other book miscellany adorn this charming, gorgeous agenda.

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MacDonald Books for Bibliophiles, Bibliographers, and Bibliomaniacs by Mason, Ellsworth; Shine, Walter; Shine, Jean. University of Florida Libraries, First edition. A near fine book without dust jacket one tiny printing flaw of smooth cloth on front cover about 1/2 inch X 1/8 inch, otherwise fine.