Book catastrophes

A Victorianist offers some advice on buying books but soon follows up with “Further Reflections on Bookbuying: Bookcases (Prompted by the Sudden Collapse of Same).”

Many thanks to John Rambow for forwarding these links along with this observation: “I sure wish I had the room (and cash) for 30 filled bookcases, but on the other hand am glad I don’t have to fill them up with scholarly reprints of Wilkie Collins’s and Mrs. Gaskell’s less talented comtemporaries, as I’m sure she must.”


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