ILLUST{ATIONS

Emil Offenbacher in Vermont, c.1985 . . . . . . .

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Emil Offenbacher (left) c.1913 with Emil Schwarzschild . .

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Emil Offenbacher c.1925 . . . . . . . . . .

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Emil and Anne Offenbacher c.1934 . . . . . . .

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F. J. Harvey Darton’s Children’s Books in England . . . .

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The Picture Gallery for All Good Boys and Girls . . . . .

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A Little Play-Book. . . . . . . . . . . .

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(Above) Charles Todd Owen’s bookplate . . . . . .

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(Below) Charles Todd Owen’s typical morocco case . . .

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Edwin and Liesbeth Bloemsaat. . . . . . . . .

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James Kahn, Powrót Jedi . . . . . . . . . .

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Robert E. Howard, Conan: Czerwone Cwieki . . . . .

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Michael Moorcock, Wieczny Wojownik . . . . . .

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The earliest catalogue of Law Books, 1657 . . . . . .

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William Noy, an important lawyer of the period . . . .

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(Above) The Little Deserter, 1822 . . . . . . . .

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(Below) The Little Deserter, 1819 . . . . . . . .

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(Above) The Little Deserter, c.1822 . . . . . . . .

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(Below) The Little Deserter, illustration by Richard Austin, 1819

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Williams-Ellis, In and Out of Doors . . . . . . . .

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‘Six Careful Owners’ . . . . . . . . . . .

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Title page of the sale catalogue of Percy’s library at Sotheby’s .

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Binding: The newe Testament of our Sauiour Jesu Christ . . .

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Arthur Koestler, Spanish Testament, Prague 1937 . . . .

. 134

John Saumarez Smith . . . . . . . . . . .

. 169

John Commander. . . . . . . . . . . .

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The Book Collector is set in Monotype Bembo Book 11.5pt over 13.5pt, caps in Monotype Gill Sans Nova. Printed on Lessebo Design Smooth Ivory 115gsm