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A Life of Collecting

Michael C. Fitzgerald

A Life of Collecting

Victor and Sally Ganz

by Michael C. Fitzgerald

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Christie"s .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art collections,
  • Ganz, Sally,
  • Ganz, Victor

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8680269M
    ISBN 10188090702X
    ISBN 109781880907023

    Book collecting - Book collecting - Styles of collecting: There are at least as many types of book collectors as there are kinds of books. Traditional approaches tended to fall within three genres: the author collection, the subject collection, and the cabinet collection. In the first approach, the collector set out to gather the works of a chosen author.   And since fewer than half of all Americans read a book once they graduate from high school, God bless that exceptional person for being a reader. But collecting books versus just buying and reading books is an activity that requires organization, purpose, and planning.

      Baldwin Book Collecting — A Journey Through her Life as a Collector Posted by admin on Septem Febru When Ruth Marie Baldwin first started collecting children’s books in , she had no idea the journey would take her on buying trips all over the US and the UK, or that she would amass one of the largest collections.   • Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane is published by Allen Lane. To order a copy for £ (RRP £25) go to or call .

    I hit a rough patch in life a while back. After I came out on the other side of my issues, I started collecting, and this was the first book I bought. Some time after that I hit financial issues and had to sell a few books, including my Avengers   Book Collecting and Satisfying One’s Intellectual Curiosity. Creating a book collection begins with picking a topic. The narrower the topic the greater the likelihood of success, not only in terms of being able to acquire the desired books but also in having a collection truly reflect the chosen topic.


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