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Curiosities and texts

the culture of collecting in early modern England

by Marjorie Swann

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Collectors and collecting -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
    • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.,
    • Curiosities and wonders -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Natural history -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Antiquarians -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • England -- Civilization -- 17th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-271) and index.

      StatementMarjorie Swann.
      SeriesMaterial texts
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA380 .S93 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination280 p. :
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3944377M
      ISBN 100812236106
      LC Control Number2001027021


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