The invention of rare books : private interest and public memory, 1600-1840 /

"When does a book that is merely old become a rarity and an object of desire? David McKitterick examines, for the first time, the development of the idea of rare books, and why they matter. Studying examples from across Europe, he explores how this idea took shape in the sixteenth and seventeen...

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Main Author: McKitterick, David (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018.

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