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An actor's library : David Garrick, book collecting and literary friendships / Nicholas D. Smith.

Author/Creator:
Smith, Nicholas D., 1975- author.
Publication:
New Castle, Delaware : Oak Knoll Press, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 345 pages ; 27 cm
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Subjects:
Garrick, David, 1717-1779 -- Library.
Garrick, David, 1717-1779 -- Books and reading.
Garrick, David, 1717-1779 -- Friends and associates.
Private libraries -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Book collecting -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- Bibliography.
English drama -- 17th century -- Bibliography.
Contents:
Book collecting, bibliomania and the eighteenth-century
Building a library
Garrick, book culture and The Club
Collecting Shakespeare and other English dramatists
Book-buying in France and Italy
Dispersal
Appendix A. Locations of Garrick's books
Appendix B. Books to which Garrick subscribed
Appendix C. Books addressed/dedicated to Garrick
Appendix D. Lots purchased by Thomas Thorpe at the 1823 sale
Appendix E. Garrick books formerly belonging to George Frederick Beltz
Appendix F. Carrington Garrick's books.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781584563624
1584563621
OCLC:
991585072
Publisher Number:
99974171432