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BOOKS ON THE MOVE: TRACKING COPIES THROUGH COLLECTIONS AND THE BOOK TRADE. Robin Myers, Michael...

BOOKS ON THE MOVE: TRACKING COPIES THROUGH COLLECTIONS AND THE BOOK TRADE.

New Castle, Delaware and London, UK: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, 2007. 6 x 9 inches. cloth, dust jacket. 180 pages. First edition. Movements of books, both as individual volumes and as collections, have sometimes covered long distances across many centuries. Subject to the vagaries of war, shipwreck and personal ruin, as well as the intervention of the book trade and of collectors, the travels of books often have an intricately detailed and..... READ MORE

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Introduction........................................................vii
List of Contributors.................................................xi
List of those attending the Conference.............................xiii

Peter Beal  Lost: the destruction, dispersal and rediscovery of
            manuscripts...............................................1
David Pearson  What Can We Learn by Tracking Multiple Copies of
               Books?................................................17
Angela Nuovo  The Creation and Dispersal of the Library of Gian
              Vincenzo Pinelli.......................................39
Astrid Balsem  Books from the Library of Andreas Dudith (1535-89)
               in the Library of Isaac Vossius (1618-89).............69
Jos van Heel  From Venice and Naples to Paris, The Hague, London,
              Oxford, Berlin.... The Odyssey of the Manuscript
              Collection of Gerard and Johan Meerman.................87
Cristina Dondi  Pathways to Survival of Books of Hours Printed in 
                Italy in the Fifteenth Century......................113
Pierre Delsaerdt  Bibliophily and Public-Private Partnership: the 
                  library of Gustaue van Haure (1817-92) and its 
                  afterlife in Antwerp libraries....................133

Index...............................................................153