The Library, Volume 8

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Sir John Young Walker MacAlister, Alfred William Pollard, Ronald Brunlees McKerrow, Sir Frank Chalton Francis
Oxford University Press, 1907 - Bibliography
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Page 113 - The gentleman that collected it was a person infinitely curious and inquisitive after books, and who suffered nothing considerable to escape him that fell within the compass of his learning; for he had not the vanity of desiring to be master of more than he knew how to use. He lived to a very great age, and spent a good part of it almost intirely in the search of books, being as constantly known every day to walk his rounds through the shops as he sat down to meals...
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