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Title:Magnificent Obsession; the Story of the Mitchell Library, Sydney
Price:AUD$68.00 (about USD$45.10)
Item ID:SB00-0227666
Publisher:Allen & Unwin, Crows Nest, New South Wales, 2007
Dust Jacket:Fine
Allen & Unwin, 2007, Hardcased, Book Condition: Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Fine, First, Illustrated By: Photographic

1.1 kg; XVI, 512 pages, includes appendix, notes, selected bibliography, index. 16 pages of colour plates in addition to black-and-white photographs in the text, illustrated end pages, colour illustrated dustjacket. This book describes the riveting stories and the thrill of the chase is the accumulation of world-renowned collections continued. David Scott Mitchell's original gift of 40,000 books has now increased to almost 600,000. "Not Held by the Mitchell Library" is booksellers' code around the world for "of the utmost rarity". Fletcher brings to life not only an invaluable Australian institution that one of the great research libraries of the world in the social and cultural history that all readers interested in Australia's past will find fascinating. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Australiana; Books about Books; New South Wales; ISBN/EAN: 9781741752915. Inventory No: 0227666.
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