The Book-Hunter A New Edition, with a Memoir of the Author
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The Book-Hunter A New Edition, with a Memoir of the Author

By John Hill Burton
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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook, The Book-Hunter, by John Hill Burton
    • E-text prepared by Suzanne Lybarger, Brian Janes, and the Project Gutenberg Online Distributed Proofreading Team (http://www.pgdp.net)
  • The Book-Hunter
  • The Book-Hunter
    • etc.
      • BY
    • BY
    • JOHN HILL BURTON
      • D.C.L., LL.D.
        • Author of 'A History of Scotland,' 'The Scot Abroad,' 'The Reign of Queen Anne,' &c.
      • Author of 'A History of Scotland,' 'The Scot Abroad,' 'The Reign of Queen Anne,' &c.
    • D.C.L., LL.D.
      • Author of 'A History of Scotland,' 'The Scot Abroad,' 'The Reign of Queen Anne,' &c.
    • Author of 'A History of Scotland,' 'The Scot Abroad,' 'The Reign of Queen Anne,' &c.
    • PUBLISHER'S NOTE.
    • THE AUTHOR'S ADVERTISEMENT TO THE SECOND EDITION.
    • CONTENTS.
    • List of Illustrations.
  • MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • ABERDEEN.
    • ABERDEEN.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • EDINBURGH.
    • EDINBURGH.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • BEGINNING OF LITERARY LIFE.
    • BEGINNING OF LITERARY LIFE.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • SECOND STAGE OF LITERARY LIFE.
    • SECOND STAGE OF LITERARY LIFE.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • THIRD STAGE OF LITERARY LIFE.
    • THIRD STAGE OF LITERARY LIFE.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • LITERARY LIFE (continued).
    • LITERARY LIFE (continued).
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • THE END.
    • THE END.
  • THE BOOK-HUNTER.
    • PART I.—HIS NATURE.
    • Introductory.
    • A Vision of Mighty Book-Hunters.
    • Reminiscences.
    • Classification.
    • The Prowler and the Auction-Haunter.
    • PART II.—HIS FUNCTIONS.
    • The Hobby.
    • The Desultory Reader or Bohemian of Literature.
    • The Collector and the Scholar.
    • The Gleaner and his Harvest.
      • Attorneys.—(33 Henry VI. c. 7.)
      • Fustian.—(11 Henry VII. c. 27.)
    • Attorneys.—(33 Henry VI. c. 7.)
    • Fustian.—(11 Henry VII. c. 27.)
    • Pretenders.
    • His Achievements in the Creation of Libraries.
    • The Preservation of Literature.
    • Librarians.
    • Bibliographies.
    • PART III.—HIS CLUB.
    • Clubs in General.
    • The Structure of the Book Clubs.
    • The Roxburghe Club.
    • Some Book-Club Men.
    • PART IV.—BOOK-CLUB LITERATURE.
    • Generalities.
    • John Spalding.
    • Robert Wodrow.
    • The Early Northern Saints.
    • Sermons in Stones.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • INDEX.
      • THE END.
        • Imprinted by William Blackwood and Sons, at their Printing Office, 32 Thistle Street, Edinburgh.
      • Imprinted by William Blackwood and Sons, at their Printing Office, 32 Thistle Street, Edinburgh.
    • THE END.
      • Imprinted by William Blackwood and Sons, at their Printing Office, 32 Thistle Street, Edinburgh.
    • Imprinted by William Blackwood and Sons, at their Printing Office, 32 Thistle Street, Edinburgh.
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