GEORGE BRINLEY, PIONEER AMERICANIST (BRINLEY GEORGE, BOOK COLLECTORS).

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The University Of Michigan, 1991 - Americana - 422 pages
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The sale of the Brinley Library was the most important auction of the period. More books were sold, and for a larger sum of money, than any other auction in the nineteenth century. The most important factor was that it was the first and only book auction of the nineteenth century in which the majority of lots were bought by public institutions (academic, public, and historical society libraries) not private individuals. Thus, the unique collection which George Brinley brought together was of great

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Contents

CHAPTER
6
BUSINESS CAREER AND ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES
25
Responsibilities in the Lawsuit of Edward
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