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The Resource The bibliomania, or book-madness; : history, symptoms and cure of this fatal disease,, by Thomas Frognall Dibdin

The bibliomania, or book-madness; : history, symptoms and cure of this fatal disease,, by Thomas Frognall Dibdin

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The bibliomania, or book-madness; : history, symptoms and cure of this fatal disease,
Title
The bibliomania, or book-madness;
Title remainder
history, symptoms and cure of this fatal disease,
Statement of responsibility
by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
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Language
eng
Label
The bibliomania, or book-madness; : history, symptoms and cure of this fatal disease,, by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
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Note
  • "Four hundred and eighty-three copies of this edition have been issued to fill requisitions from members, and all over-sheets have been destroyed. Six copies of this edition are printed on Japanese vellum; one of which is assigned to the Library of the British museum; one to the Library of Congress; one is presented to Doctor Richard Garnett; one is retained by the society, and two will be sold at auction."
  • "The illustrations in this work are from original oil paintings by Howard Pyle, made especially for the Bibliophile society, to illustrate the Bibliomania. The etchings are by W. H. W. Bicknell, and appear in two printings, on Japanese vellum, remarque proof, and on Holland paper, without remarque."
  • Title in gold within green border. Added half-title engraved
  • A reprint of the 3d (1842) edition
Contents
v. 1. Prefatory note. Introduction, by Doctor R. Garnett. Rare books and their values, by W. P. Cutter. The bibliomania; a letter addressed to Richard Heber, By T. F. Dibdin.--v.2-3. A bibliographical romance in six parts.--v. 4. Notes. Biographical index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
4 v.
Other physical details
fronts.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00779269
  • ucoclc779269
Label
The bibliomania, or book-madness; : history, symptoms and cure of this fatal disease,, by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Publication
Note
  • "Four hundred and eighty-three copies of this edition have been issued to fill requisitions from members, and all over-sheets have been destroyed. Six copies of this edition are printed on Japanese vellum; one of which is assigned to the Library of the British museum; one to the Library of Congress; one is presented to Doctor Richard Garnett; one is retained by the society, and two will be sold at auction."
  • "The illustrations in this work are from original oil paintings by Howard Pyle, made especially for the Bibliophile society, to illustrate the Bibliomania. The etchings are by W. H. W. Bicknell, and appear in two printings, on Japanese vellum, remarque proof, and on Holland paper, without remarque."
  • Title in gold within green border. Added half-title engraved
  • A reprint of the 3d (1842) edition
Contents
v. 1. Prefatory note. Introduction, by Doctor R. Garnett. Rare books and their values, by W. P. Cutter. The bibliomania; a letter addressed to Richard Heber, By T. F. Dibdin.--v.2-3. A bibliographical romance in six parts.--v. 4. Notes. Biographical index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
4 v.
Other physical details
fronts.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00779269
  • ucoclc779269

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