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  • Proto-bibliophiles amongst the English aristocracy, 1500-1700. 

    Reid, Peter H. (Maney Publishing http://maney.co.uk/index.php/journals/lbh/, 2002)
    REID, PETER H., 2002. Proto-bibliophiles amongst the English aristocracy, 1500-1700. Library History, 18 (1), pp. 25-38.
    The idea of aristocratic book collecting in Great Britain tends to conjure up images of great bibliophiles like Sunderland, Roxburghe and Spencer or of the benign neglect of country house libraries. Yet the origins of ...