Antiquaries, book collectors, and the circles of learning

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St Paul's Bibliographies, 1996 - Antiques & Collectibles - 165 pages
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This newest collection of essays include those by David Pearson on "Scholars and bibliophiles: book collectors in Oxford, 1550-1650, " Mirjam M. Foot on "Scholar-collectors and their bindings, " Robin Myers on "Dr. Andrew Coltee Ducarel (1713-1785); pioneer of Anglo-Norman studies, " and other leading scholars in bibliography

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Contents

Foot Scholarcollectors and their bindings
27
T A Birrell The circle of John Gage 17861842 Director
71
Janet Backhouse The sale of the Luttrell Psalter
113
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

One of Canada's top investigative writers, Michael Harris was winner of the 1995 Arthur Ellis Award for best true crime book for "The Prodigal Husband: The Tragedy of Helmuth and Hannah Buxbaum. Formerly the publisher of the" Sunday Express in St. John's and later the Executive Director of News and Current Affairs for the Newfoundland Broadcasting Corporation, Harris has also been Queen's Park correspondent for the "National Post, and a national affairs columnist for the Sun News Service. Today, he host's his own radio program, "Michael Harris Live," on CFRA in Ottawa.
Harris's previous books consist of the award-winners "Justice Denied: The Law versus Donald Marshall (1986), "Unholy Orders: Tragedy at Mount Cashel (1990), "Rare Ambition: The Crosbies of Newfoundland (1992), "The Prodigal Husband (1994). "The Judas Kiss: The Undercover Life of Patrick Kelly (1995), was made into a television movie starring Paul Gross, and "Lament for an Ocean: The Collapse of the Atlantic Cod Fishery (1998) was a national bestseller. To date, his work has sparked four royal commissions of inquiry. He lives in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, with his wife and daughter.

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