A List of Private Book Collectors in the United States and Canada, with Mention of Hobbies (Classic Reprint)

A List of Private Book Collectors in the United States and Canada, with Mention of Hobbies (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A List of Private Book Collectors in the United States and Canada, With Mention of "Hobbies" Other collections with the same strong theological flavor were owned by Parson Hooker who left behind him 300 worth of books in an estate of Parson Wareham, 82 worth in an estate of and Rev. Ebenezer Pemberton, whose books numbering lots, were described in the first auction catalogue compiled in New England. In nearly all of the libraries of the seventeenth century the ancient Classics - Latin and Greek were well represented while little attention was given to English literature. Of all of the libraries of the early religious leaders that of Cotton Mather, characterized by Dunton as the glory of New England, was the largest and most valuable. It consisted of over printed volumes and contained many manuscripts and its value was estimated at The majority of these volumes, like the smaller libraries of Harvard and Brewster, were of a religious, theological and philosophical character. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 348 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 467g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243100124
  • 9780243100125