Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 January 2021

352 Pages | 75 Illustrations


ISBN: 9780198870128

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Book Ownership in Stuart England

David Pearson

Lyell Lectures in Bibliography

  • A fresh and evidence-based overview of private libraries through the seventeenth century
  • Includes a listing of over 1,300 people known to have owned private libraries in the seventeenth century and links to a fuller online directory (Book Owners Online)
  • Makes extensive use of material evidence such as bookbindings, bookplates, and armorial stamps