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Published: 10 September 2009

368 Pages | 8pp colour plates, 30 in-text b/w illustrations


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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