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Book Life

The Life and Times of David Scott Mitchell 1836-1907

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Book Life by Eileen Chanin

Book Description

Australia'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 Details

ISBN: 9781921509872
ISBN-10: 1921509872
Classification: Biography: literary
Format: Hardback (240mm x 155mm x mm)
Pages: 477
Imprint: Australian Scholarly Publishing
Publisher: Australian Scholarly Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2011
Country of Publication: Australia

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