The Library
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The Library

By Andrew Lang
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Book Description

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a prolific Scots man of letters, a poet, novelist, literary critic and contributor to anthropology. He now is best known as the collector of folk and fairy tales. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy, St Andrews University and at Balliol College, Oxford. As a journalist, poet, critic and historian, he soon made a reputation as one of the ablest and most versatile writers of the day. Lang was one of the founders of the study of ""Psychical Research, "" and his other writings on anthropology include The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (1897), Magic and Religi.

Table of Contents
  • THE LIBRARY
  • PREFATORY NOTE
  • CONTENTS.
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • CHAPTER I. AN APOLOGY FOR THE BOOK-HUNTER
  • CHAPTER II. THE LIBRARY
  • CHAPTER III. THE BOOKS OF THE COLLECTOR.
    • TO KNOW IF A MANUSCRIPT IS PERFECT.
  • CHAPTER IV. ILLUSTRATED BOOKS [123]
  • FOOTNOTES
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