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THE HUMMINGBIRD CABINET: A RARE AND CURIOUS HISTORY OF ROMANTIC COLLECTORS. Judith Pascoe. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 2006. 240 pp. with 25 ills. 21 x 19 cm. LC 2005-16064 ISBN 0801443628 In English.
ISBN-13: 978-0-8014-4362-6 Examines the culture of collecting that flourished in Europe during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, focusing particularly on the literary movement of Romanticism and its role in fueling an ongoing fascination with such material objects as books, botanical specimens, Napoleonic relics and fossils.
Indexing: Western, Europe — 1600-1800, 1800-1900 — Several Media
Worldwide Number: 119391
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