The Life and Times of David Scott Mitchell 1836-1907
By (author) Eileen Chanin
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Book Life by Eileen Chanin
Book DescriptionAustralia's greatest book collector, David Scott Mitchell, gave his extraordinary library and a bequest for its development to the people of Sydney. This is the first comprehensive account of his life and what, how, and why he collected, told through his books, reading, and contemporary correspondence.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781921509872
Classification: Biography: literary
Format: Hardback (240mm x 155mm x mm)
Imprint: Australian Scholarly Publishing
Publisher: Australian Scholarly Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2011
Country of Publication: Australia
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