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A MAGAZINE OF BOOK LORE

Being a MISCELLANY of Curiously Interesting and GENERALLY UNKNOWN Facts About the World's Literature and Literary People; now newly arranged, with Incidental Divertissement, and all

all very DELIGHTFULL TO READ est et

SAN FRANCISCO
AT THE SIGN OF THE BOOKWORM

1900.

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CONTENTS.

ANNO PRIMO AMATORIS LIBRORUM.

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Ad Lectorem. Eugene Field .....

Advancement of Learning, The (tale).. .168

After Reading Horace Wapole, G. S. Street...286

Americana at English Auction..

.283

"American Rejection of Poe,” The...

14

"American Lands and Letters" (Ik Marvel).... 75

American William Morris, An

.203
Among My Books, Fiona Macleod. .

.308

Jos. Jacobs

39

Ancient History

373-255

Andrews, W. L., "His "Book-Lovers' Books”..195
Archaeology of Nursery Classics, The...

.350
Armes, Wm. D., "Forgotten Poet”.

..360

Art of Writing in the Days of Moses, The....158

Association Books

.472

Astonishing French Plagiarism, An (of Balzac).153

At Heine's Tomb, Vance Thompson.. .355

Auctions (Book) in the 17th Century.

13

Augustin Daly Library.....

Sale of First Library.

.203

Autobiography of a French Rake (Paul De

Kock)

143

Author and His Books, The, Joel Benton. ... .243
Authors and Their First Guineas...

.384
as Self-Critics

113

Eccentricities of

211

ri

·512
Balzac as He Was, W. E. Henley...

and Others, Frederick Wedmore.. ..268

(An Astonishing Plagiarism Of)... ....153

Bangs, J. K., "Suppression of Books",

17

Bargain Hunting in Old Books.....

182
Battershall, Fletcher, "Gold Tooling"

.510
Bay Psalm Book, the Vanderbilt Copy. 199
Beardsley, Aubrey, the Boyish Side of.. .363
Benton, Joel, “Author and His Books"

.243

Besant, Walter, “Paternoster Row"..

.216

Bible, Augustin Daly's ....

.222

Eliot's Indian, the Vanderbilt Copy.. 199

First Printed Book and Its Makers.. .292

Gutenberg

. 109

Gutenberg Bible at Auction...

.290

New Testament for an Empress.. .347

Bible, An Original Mayflower.

. 142

Tiny Russian

. 326
Billings, M. E., “Oldest Printed Book in Ex-
istence"

139
Bindings of Books, The. G. Moulton Piper...171
Birrell, Augustine, “Is It Possible to Tell a

Good Book From a Bad One?"...
Blackmore, R. D., Reminiscences of.. .461
Blake, William. M. E. Hoste.

175
Boards, Uncut

177

Book Auctions in the 17th Century..

13

Collecting, Current ..

77
Collecting for Small Incomes..

21

Collecting, Morality in...

22

Collecting "The Great Book Collectors"..385

Collectors' Reminiscences

186
Fires Under James I., J. Anson Farrar...3:3
Naming, John De Morgan.

152
Nomenclature

.117
of Kells, The

19-399
Orders, Peculiar

..164-102
Stealing, Albert Sim..

5

Titles

.34-117-152

That He Married, The (tale), Aaron

Mason

II

Bookbinding

20-171

Book on

U2

in Sheet Iron...

· 300
Book-Lovers' Books, W. L. Andrews'.

195
Bcok-Loves of Statesmen, The. Frank G. Car-
penter ...

.154
Books and MS., Sales of...

115

and Shrines

Care of ....

.416

Condemned to Be Burnt, J. Anson

Farrar

85-245-313-421

Curiosities of

. 124

How to Open...

.119

I Best Remember. Mrs. M. E. W. Sher-

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