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    FARNHAM, LUTHER. A Glance at Private Libraries.  Introduction with Annotated Index by Roger E. Stoddard.  ISBN 087730-014-3. Weston, Mass: M & S Press, 1991. 12mo. 112 pp. Orig. cloth. $20.00

     

    The first study devoted to American private book collectors, describing 82 private collections, all but 20 in New England.? Rare book librarian at Harvard, Roger Stoddard reveals the later histories of these great early collections, tracing the chronological travels of many important titles into the late 20th century.? The starting point for all future work in American book collecting.

 

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