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Title The Library of the Sidneys of Penshurst Place circa 1665 / edited by Germaine Warkentin, Joseph L. Black, and William R. Bowen
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2013]
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Contents Introduction. The Sidneys of Penshurst -- The Penshurst Library Catalogue -- The Life of the Mind in Arcadia -- The Making of the Catalogue -- Readers and Collectors, 1540-1626. Sir Henry Sidney ; Sir Philip Sidney ; Robert Sidney, first earl of Leicester -- Robert Sidney, second earl of Leicester. 'Lord Lisleys Study' -- The Library at Penshurst after 1665 -- Readers and Collectors: The Later Sidneys, 1677-1743 -- The Sale of the Penshurst Library -- Penshurst after the seventh earl -- Textual Introduction -- The Library of the Sidneys of Penshurst Place circa 1665 -- Appendix of Associated Books
Summary Comprised of nearly 5000 entries, the catalogue is presented with a full introduction describing the Sidneys' intellectual world and life, their reading and collecting, the women collectors of the family, and the dispersal of the library in 1743
Notes Based on the catalogue copied by Gilbert Spencer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Sidney family -- Library -- Catalogs.
Penshurst Place (England) -- History -- Sources.
Manuscripts, English -- England -- Penshurst.
Private libraries -- England -- Penshurst -- Catalogs.
Genre/Form Catalogs.
Library catalogs
Form Electronic book
Author Black, Joseph, 1728-1799.
Bowen, William R.
Warkentin, Germaine.
ISBN 1442667389 (electronic bk.)
9781442667389 (electronic bk.)