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Collecting for Pleasure

Raymond Bennett

Collecting for Pleasure

A Practical Guide to Small Antiques

by Raymond Bennett

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Published by Transatlantic Arts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antiques

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10689472M
    ISBN 100370013166
    ISBN 109780370013169
    OCLC/WorldCa149750

    In his book Collecting —An Unruly Passion, Werner Muensterberger said: “Observing collectors, one soon discovers an unrelenting need, even hunger, for acquisitions It is not even the phenomenon of collecting as such which may seem strange to the outsider, but rather the spectacle many collectors make of themselves, their emotional. They may begin collecting one type of book as children, for example, and as they mature, switch to different types of books (e.g., action books as children to mystery books as adults). Collecting.

    Book collecting, acquisition of books, not only as texts but also as objects desirable for such qualities as their age, scarcity, historical significance, value, beauty, and evidence of association with some important sing knowledge, taste, and critical judgment, the book collector forms a special kind of library, intended not only for reference, current reading, or entertainment.   “The return that comes from a book is the pleasure you get from owning it,” says Ed Maggs, managing director of Maggs Books, which sells leather-bound volumes from hushed premises in Author: James Pickford.

    The point is that the greatest pleasure for the collector is in the chase, and if you can afford to buy an occasional new book, you can also afford to buy an occasional old book. Books as Objects It would seem that the transition from reader to collector occurs when the book itself is .   The Paperback of the Collecting Rare Coins: For Pleasure and Profit by Whitman Publishing, Q David Bowers | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Brand: Whitman Publishing.


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Book collecting, however, is another beast. You can go beyond the formation of a general library to assemble a purposeful, carefully built book collection united around a central theme. interests, profit, charity, work, pleasure, scholarly pursuits, pure awesomeness, and greed are all reasons that men collect books.

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Haha, YES, it's completely normal. I myself consider books to be beautiful things to own and adorn my bookshelf, whether I read them immediately or not (though I only buy books that I would like to read some time in the future). There are some boo. You have the pleasure of going over the old ground, and recalling both the intellectual scenery and your own earlier self.

Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; the instinct of private property, which is fundamental in human beings, can here be cultivated with every advantage and no evils. That is why collecting books can be such a deep source of pleasure. A natural history book, John James Audubon ’s Birds of America (printed Author: Jonathan Guthrie.

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A new chapter for rare book collecting But it was an attendant pleasure of my growing preoccupation with first editions that I began to recognise, trawling through bookshops and bookseller's Author: Rick Gekoski.

Rare and antiquarian books can be surprisingly valuable. A first-edition copy of Ulysses by James Joyce, published in Paris incan sell for €, and sometimes much more; Jonathan Swift.

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But if it is an old classic, a lifetime of pursuit and pleasure awaits you. Collecting Ulysses by James Joyce. A Treasury of Pleasure Books for Young and Old (New Series) With Thirty-Six Illustrations by Edward Wehnert and Harrison Weir by.

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Guilty Pleasure: THE TUCKERS Every reader, no matter how serious, probably has a few "guilty pleasures" tucked away on a back shelf. Imagine picking up a first edition of ULYSSES and finding a copy of Nancy Drew's THE CLUE OF THE TAPPING HEELS wedged behind it. Thus, we come to the publication of Collecting Art for Pleasure and Profit, available as of November 19th through The book offers an engaging and personal account by Dr.

Manes. In the 19th century, book collecting became common among gentlemen, mostly in Britain, and grew into an obsession that one of its participants called “bibliomania”.Author: Lorraine Berry.Reference > Literature > The Pleasure of Books Below is the second section of William Lyon Phelps' speech "The Pleasure of Books." Everyone should begin collecting a private library in youth; the instinct of private property, which is fundamental in human beings.