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Proto-bibliophiles amongst the English aristocracy, 1500-1700. (2002)
Journal Article
REID, P.H. 2002. Proto-bibliophiles amongst the English aristocracy, 1500-1700. Library history [online], 18(1), pages 25-38. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1179/lib.2002.18.1.25

The idea of aristocratic book collecting in Great Britain tends to conjure up images of great bibliophiles like Sunderland, Roxburghe and Spencer or of the benign neglect of country house libraries. Yet the origins of aristocratic bibliophilia - whic... Read More about Proto-bibliophiles amongst the English aristocracy, 1500-1700..