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Title: The acquisition of books by Chetham's Library, 1655-1700 : a case study in the distribution and reception of texts in the English provinces in the late seventeenth century
Author: Yeo, Matthew George
ISNI:       0000 0001 2019 3987
Awarding Body: The University of Manchester
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 2009
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This thesis is an examination of the acquisition of books by Chatham's Library, Manchester from its foundation in 1655 until the end of the seventeenth century. Working from the Library's original manuscript Accessions Register and the booksellers' Invoices, the thesis reconstructs the processes at work in the foundation, creation and use of a large scholarly library in Manchester in the latter part of the seventeenth century.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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