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Gabriel Harvey : His Life, Marginalia and Library by  Virginia F Stern - First Edition - 1979 - from About Books and

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Gabriel Harvey : His Life, Marginalia and Library

by Stern, Virginia F

Condition: New/New

Oxford & New York: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1979. BRAND NEW in a BRAND NEW dust jacket (price clipped). Perfect condition but for very slight rubbing/shelf wear to the dust jacket. NO chips. NO tears. NO creases. NO fading. Sharp corners. NO owner's name or bookplate. NOT a library discard. Pages are fresh, crisp and unmarked -- obviously never read. 1979. First Edition. Gabriel Harvey was born in 1545 and became a prominent Elizabethan scholar, an intimate friend of Spenser, and enthusiastic book collector. (See Quaritch's Dictionary of English Book-Collectors Part XIII). This book is divided into three parts: a biography of Harvey; a descriptive, annotated catalogue of about 200 items surviving from his estimated 3,500 volume library; and a fascinating account of Harvey's extensive annotations in the margins of his books. An impressive analysis of hitherto unpublished material. Bound in the original blue cloth, stamped in shiny gold. Complete with dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. New/New. 8vo. xii, 293pp. Great Packaging, Fast Shipping.


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