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Bibliomania; or Book Madness was first published in 1809 by the Reverend Thomas Frognall Dibdin (1776–1847). Written in the form of fictional dialogues from bibliophiles, it purports to outline a malady called bibliomania. Dibdin was trained and practiced as an Anglican clergyman
Dibdin's Bibliomania is an anthem to the printed book, a warning to the unwary about the perils of obsessive book-collecting, and the confessions .
Dibdin's Bibliomania is an anthem to the printed book, a warning to the unwary about the perils of obsessive book-collecting, and the confessions of a rabid book-collector. As a casual glance at the book will show, Dibdin's footnotes predominate over text, and it is in the footnotes that the interest lies. They invite questions as often as they answer them. Styll am I besy bokes assemblynge, For to have plenty it is a plesaunt thynge In my conceyt, and to have them ay in honde: But what they mene do I nat understonde. Pynson’s Ship of Fools.
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ca, Canada's largest bookstore. Peter Danckwerts studied Book Publishing at Oxford Polytechnic, Bibliography & Textual Criticism at the University of Leeds, Mathematics with the Open University, and Medieval Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London.
This book, "Bibliomania or book madness," by Thomas Frognall Dibdin, is a replication of a book originally published before 1811. It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.
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Illustrated with Cuts. By Thomas Frognall Dibdin, . Published by Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden, London MDCCCXLII (1842)
Every Book in the World! explores the passionate collecting and printing history of the legendary nineteenth-century .
Every Book in the World! explores the passionate collecting and printing history of the legendary nineteenth-century bibliomaniac Thomas Phillipps, whose vast collection of manuscripts and early printed books filled an English country house and required more than a century of public auctions and sales to disperse. a lecture, The Duc de Berry (1340-1416) and the Origins of Bibliomania, by Christopher de Hamel, author of Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts, followed by the exhibition opening reception at 6 . a lecture, Sir Thomas and I: A Poor Comparison, by Toshiyuki Takamiya, professor emeritus, Keio University.