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Renaissance Book Collecting

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This book studies and compares two sixteenth-century libraries. Jean Grolier's was a bibliophilic "cabinet" of fine books. Hurtado de Mendoza's was a much larger and more scholarly collection; a full Catalogue is provided for the first time. Books commissioned by Jean Grolier, "the Prince of Bibliophiles," have long been famous. Hurtado de Mendoza was a poet and historian, ...more
Published June 11th 2014 by Cambridge University Press (first published July 8th 1999)
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Anthony Hobson is a practising painter as well as a teacher and author. He is an Honorary Research Fellow of the Coventry Polytechnic, where he taught for many years as Head of the General Studies Department and Principal Lecturer in the History of Art. His scholarly monograph on J. W. Waterhouse was published in 1980.
-from the jacket of J. W. Waterhouse (1989)
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