Books Have Their Fates

Books Have Their Fates

by Leona Rostenberg

Hardcover(1 ED)

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ISBN-13: 9781584560487
Publisher: Oak Knoll Press DE
Publication date: 07/28/2001
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 5.62(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Sixteenth Century
ITime and Time Again9
IIEmblem of a Paris Strike13
IIIMarianus Bubo17
IVOur Admirable Crichton23
VA Castle In Spain29
VIFamily Reunion33
VIIShakespeare Sources41
VIIIThe Dynasty of a Book49
Seventeenth Century
IXThe Spanish Armada in Hiding55
XReturn Voyage59
XIMiss Shuttleworth's Choice63
XIILouis XIV's Playing Cards67
XIIIDuplicate Order71
XIVBack Home Again77
Eighteenth Century
XVPerpetual Motion83
XVILearned Ladies89
XVIITears For Pippo95
XVIIILost and Found101
XIXHot and Cold105
XXAn Orthopedist's Booty111
XXIThree Lives of Moreau De Saint-Mery117
XXIILeona Rostenberg and J.P. Morgan123
XXIIISkullduggery?127
Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries
XXIVShelley Plain133
XXVEdgar Allan Poe on the Left Bank141
XXVILife in Prairie Land145
XXVIIMy Mother's Wedding Gift151
XXVIIILouisa May Alcott and a Harlem News Stand157
XXIXBequest of a Jesuit Father163
XXXImaginary Books--Imaginary Libraries169
Short-Title List175
Index185

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kingcvcnc on LibraryThing 5 months ago
Documents the experiences, origins, and the destinies of 30 rare books which the dealers have acquired and then sent on their way to permanent library homes. Takes its title from the 2nd century Latin poet who said, "Habent sua fata Libelli" (Books have their fate).