Lock, stock and barrel; the story of collecting, by Douglas and Elizabeth Rigby.

; Rigby, Elizabeth
Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company, 1944.

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
AM 231 .R5 Available Request
Mullen Library stacks
AM231 .R5 Available Request
Off-Campus Shelving
AM231 .R5 Available Request
Marymount Main stacks
AM231 .R5 1944 Available Request
Other Authors Rigby, Elizabeth.
Subjects Collectors and collecting.
Description xix, 570 pages illustrations 22 cm
Copyright Date 1944.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 523-537).
Contents The collection as a means to physical security -- The collection as a means to distinction -- The collection as a means to immortality -- The collection as a means to knowledge and esthetic satisfaction -- How the collection is born -- The old men : collectors in the ancient world -- A Roman holiday -- Dark Age in the West -- Light from the East -- The Italian renaissance : rebirth of Western collecting -- French collectors take up the torch -- England contributes the scientific ideal -- American growth -- How to tell a collector from other people -- What makes a collection? -- Determining values in the collection -- The chase and the luck -- Buyer, beware! -- The dark borderlands of collecting -- Some amenities -- The threshold of tomorrow.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)420328
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Rigby, Douglas.
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