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The Resource William Beckford, 1760-1844 : an eye for the magnificent, Philip Hewat-Jaboor ... [et al.] ; editor, Derek E. Ostergard

William Beckford, 1760-1844 : an eye for the magnificent, Philip Hewat-Jaboor ... [et al.] ; editor, Derek E. Ostergard

Label
William Beckford, 1760-1844 : an eye for the magnificent
Title
William Beckford, 1760-1844
Title remainder
an eye for the magnificent
Statement of responsibility
Philip Hewat-Jaboor ... [et al.] ; editor, Derek E. Ostergard
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
British collector William Beckford helped to define many of the parameters of 19th-century collecting. This text describes his flamboyant personality & unconventional life & discusses fine works of art that were once part of his legendary collection
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
N5247.B37
LC item number
A4 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
Label
William Beckford, 1760-1844 : an eye for the magnificent, Philip Hewat-Jaboor ... [et al.] ; editor, Derek E. Ostergard
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture from Oct. 18, 2001 through Jan. 6, 2002; Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, England, Feb. 5 through April 14, 2002 -- T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 438-448) and index
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
448 p.
Isbn
9780300090680
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001095102
Note
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy is part of a collection (Collection 892). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Books from the library of Susan Sontag. Item is in box 383.
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy: Illustrated dust jacket. Black cloth over boards, spine stamped in gilt. Orange endpapers. "Oh my God, so many things!" by J. Mordaunt Crook (TLS ; Mar. 15, 2002), 1 folded leaf, laid in. "Apsley House" by the Duke of Wellington and "The Spoils of War" by Clive Aslet (House & Garden ; Jan. 1984), 10 leaves, laid in, Sontag's underlining indicating interest in text.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48835380
  • ucoclc48835380
Label
William Beckford, 1760-1844 : an eye for the magnificent, Philip Hewat-Jaboor ... [et al.] ; editor, Derek E. Ostergard
Publication
Note
Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture from Oct. 18, 2001 through Jan. 6, 2002; Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, England, Feb. 5 through April 14, 2002 -- T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 438-448) and index
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
448 p.
Isbn
9780300090680
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001095102
Note
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy is part of a collection (Collection 892). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Books from the library of Susan Sontag. Item is in box 383.
  • Spec. Coll. Sontag copy: Illustrated dust jacket. Black cloth over boards, spine stamped in gilt. Orange endpapers. "Oh my God, so many things!" by J. Mordaunt Crook (TLS ; Mar. 15, 2002), 1 folded leaf, laid in. "Apsley House" by the Duke of Wellington and "The Spoils of War" by Clive Aslet (House & Garden ; Jan. 1984), 10 leaves, laid in, Sontag's underlining indicating interest in text.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)48835380
  • ucoclc48835380

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