Journals Higher Education

$39.95

Hardcover

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01 December 2009

320 Pages | 8 pgs. color plates, 30 in-text b/w illus.

6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199554461


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An Infinity of Things

How Sir Henry Wellcome Collected the World

Frances Larson

  • The history of the greatest private collection ever made, told in detail for the first time
  • An alternative biography - explores Wellcome's unusual life through the story of his possessions
  • Reveals the colourful world of competitive collecting in the early twentieth century
  • Richly illustrated throughout, including 8 pages of colour plates
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