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English Book Collectors.

By FLETCHER (William Younger)

Burt Franklin, New York. (Reprint of the 1902 Edition) 1969. Frontis., 45 plates and illustrs., orig. cloth. A most useful compilation, covering all the great collectors.


Great Books and Book Collectors.

By THOMAS (Alan G.)

Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1975. First Edition, large 4to, ex-library, 250 illustrs., (some coloured), hinges shaken, orig. cloth, d.w. Tells the Story of some of the world's greatest books, their creation and survival, and the men who were responsible for them.


Books and Collectors 1200-1700. Essays Presented to Andrew Watson

By CARLEY (James P.) & TITE (Colin G.C.) Editors

The British Library. 1997. First Edition, large 8vo, xxii,501pp., numerous illustrs., orig. cloth, d.w. Focusing on four main themes in the history of the book over five centuries - monastic books and medieval learning, humanism and incunabula, the dispersal of monastic libraries, and post-monastic collectors, this collections brings together the most recent research of twenty-three distinguished scholars.