The Library of Drummond of Hawthornden.

Edingburgh: Edinburgh Univ Press, (1971),

First Edition. quarto, cloth in dust jacket. (xiv), 245pp. Edinburgh Univ Press, Item #29906

The catalogue of a private library collected in the first quarter of the 17 th century which not only gives a picture of Drummond as a man of cultivation but also an insight into the literary taste of the period of Shakespeare and Jonson. With a Pertinent discussion of the book-reading and book-buying habits of the educated society of the time. Illustrated. Spine of jacket faded, light shelfwear to edges of jacket.

Price: $25.00

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