7 edition of A passion for collecting found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-187) and index.
|Statement||Caroline Clifton-Mogg ; photography by Simon Upton.|
|Contributions||Upton, Simon, 1967-|
|LC Classifications||NK2115.5.C58 C58 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||192 p. :|
|Number of Pages||192|
|LC Control Number||2002107834|
The classic bibliophile is one who loves to read, admire and collect books, [A] often amassing a large and specialized collection. Bibliophiles usually possess books they love or that hold special value as well as old editions with unusual bindings, autographed, or illustrated copies. ". A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Love and Lists on Collecting, Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books (Paperback) Published January 23rd by Three Rivers Press (CA).
When it was first published, A Gentle Madness astounded and delighted readers with stories about the lengths of passion, expense, and more that collectors will go in pursuit of the book. Written before the emergence of the Internet but newly updated for the twenty-first century reader, A Gentle Madness captures that last moment in time when collectors frequented dusty/5. Collecting is a practice with a very old cultural history. In Mesopotamia, collecting practices have been noted among royalty and elites as far back as the 3rd millennium BCE. The Egyptian Ptolemaic dynasty collected books from all over the known world at the Library of Medici family, in Renaissance Florence, made the first effort to collect art by private patronage, this way.
Yessssssss, (lets see my own journey) My journey towards reading books,nay,bookkkksssss!! (A roller coaster ride of love,emotions and situations). Something in life just happens and brings up a fair amount of change which takes you from a poi. A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Love and Lists on Collecting, Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books by Harold Rabinowitz avg. rating Ratings.
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The author of this book has broken down the subject of collecting into 9 loose categories of collectors: The Antiquarians (descendants of Renaissance and 18th century collectors), The Explorers (those interested in ethnic and curious pieces from all over the world), The Perfectionists (those who only want the best in its field), The Naturalists (those who collect natural objects of minerals, flora /5(5).
This is a story of one man’s growing enthusiasm for art through his passion for collecting. He says that he was only a little aware of the Paul Henry original painting of New Ross, his home town, which hung in the house of a school-friend there, but it influenced him to make a successful bid of five shillings (25p) at auction for a small painting by Mainie : Patrick J Murphy.
A Passion for Books is a celebration of that love, a collection of sixty classic and contemporary essays, stories, lists, poems, quotations, and cartoons on the joys of reading, appreciating, and collecting books/5(34).
A Passion for Collecting: Decorating with Art and Antiques Hardcover – October 1, by Jean Demachy (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(3). A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Lore, and Lists on Collecting, Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books 1st Edition out of 5 stars 32 Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews There was a problem filtering reviews right now/5(36).
A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Lore, and Lists on Collecting, Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books - Kindle edition by Rabinowitz, Harold, Kaplan, Rob, Bradbury, Ray. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets/5(35).
Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. A Passion for Collecting by Jean Demachy, October 1,Filipacchi edition, Hardcover in EnglishPages: A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Love and Lists on Collecting, Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books Harold Rabinowitz (Editor), Rating details 1, ratings /5.
Muensterberger has written books and articles on ethnographic art, including Collecting: An Unruly Passion (). This article contains photographs of certain African sculptures in Muensterberger's collection, most notably the Guru mask, and is followed by some Thoughts on Collecting, a dialogue between the article's author and Muensterberger/5(9).
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The Fleischman collection, ranging from Cycladic (c. B.C.) to late Roman (c. A.D. ), focuses on intimate objects, especially those that are concerned with everyday life.
Two-thirds of this. Rare Books – The Passion. by Admin on Uncategorized The collection of old and rare publications such as books, magazines, and newspapers has many loyal friends. The reasons why one deals with collecting rare books varies. Buy a cheap copy of A Passion for Collecting: Decorating book by Caroline Clifton-Mogg.
We are all born collectors. In childhood we hoard all manner of knick-knacks-marbles, ribbons, toy soldiers-and experience an instinctive thrill in finding the next Free shipping over $/5(1).
Collecting Passions: Discovering the Fun of Stamps and Other Stuff From All Over the Place by O'Reilly, Susan, Masse, Alain and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Collecting can, of course, be practical: Libraries and museums are valuable utilities.
Ego, personal and political, is a familiar motivator: I own much, therefore I am much. For these collectors, collecting is a quest, a lifelong pursuit which can never be completed.
Collecting may provide psychological security by filling a part of the self one feels is missing or is void of meaning. When one collects, one experiments with arranging, organizing, and presenting a part of.
Love Vintage book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Get this from a library. Cabinets of wonder: a passion for collecting. [Christine Davenne; Christine Fleurent] -- Skulls, butterflies, hunting trophies, ancient Egyptian artifacts, the alleged skeletons of mythological creatures and many other mysterious oddities fill the shelves of cabinets of curiosities.
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Get this from a library. A passion for collecting: decorating with your favorite objects. [Caroline Clifton-Mogg; Simon Upton] -- We are all born collectors. In childhood we hoard all manner of knick-knacks -- marbles, ribbons, toy soldiers -- and experience an instinctive thrill.
Our guide to book collecting covers many of the basic elements of book collecting, from what to collect to caring for your book collection. What Books to Collect. You can collect any kind of books but make sure that you collect books that you love.
Books from your childhood, books about space, your favourite fiction series, books published by a. The two pieces by the editors also capture two different types of book collectors - the methodical, organized (maybe a little obsessive) type and the collector whose collection almost overruns his life, while expressing in a concrete way, his interests and passion for the subjects covered.5/5(5).In his book Collecting —An Unruly Passion, Werner Muensterberger said: “Observing collectors, one soon discovers an unrelenting need, even hunger, for acquisitions It is not even the phenomenon of collecting as such which may seem strange to the outsider, but rather the spectacle many collectors make of themselves, their emotional.