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Under the hammer : book auctions since the seventeenth century / edited by Robin Myers, Michael Harris, and Giles Mandelbrote
Bib ID 28922
Format BookBook
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Description New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press ; London : British Library, 2001 
xiv, 242 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 1584560665 (USA)
0712347305
Series

Publishing pathways.

Full contents
  • Newspaper Advertising for Book Auctions before 1700 / Michael Harris
  • The Organization of Book Auctions in Late Seventeenth-Century London / Giles Mandelbrote
  • Books and Buyers in Seventeenth-Century English Auction Sales / T. A. Birrell
  • Dutch Book Auctions in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries / Otto S. Lankhorst
  • English Book Collectors and the Salerooms in the Eighteenth Century / Nigel Ramsay
  • Property of Distinguished Poisoner: Thomas Griffiths Wainewright and the Griffiths family library / Marc Vaulbert de Chantilly
  • The Sale of Richard Heber's Library / Arnold Hunt
  • William Morris's 'Ancient Books' at Sale / Paul Needham
  • The Jazz Age Library of Jerome Kern / Arthur Freeman
  • App. Book Auctions at Christie's and Sotheby's.
 
Notes

Papers originally presented at the conference "Under the Hammer," held in London, Nov. 25-26, 2000.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Book auctions -- History -- Congresses.
Other authors/contributors Myers, Robin  |  Harris, Michael, 1938-  |  Mandelbrote, Giles

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