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  • Company Curiosities by Arthur MacGregor
    Company Curiosities (English, Hardback) Arthur MacGregor

    Company Curiosities offers the first-ever overview of the remarkable role of the East India Company and its servants in collecting and showcasing a treasure-house of natural specimens and man-made objects.

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  • The Origins of Museums by Oliver Impey
    The Origins of Museums (English, Hardback) Oliver Impey

    No other book exists to rival the continuing importance attached to this group of essays, written by many of the foremost scholars in their respective areas, brought together to explore common ground in the history of collecting.

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  • Bone, Antler, Ivory and Horn by Arthur MacGregor
    Bone, Antler, Ivory and Horn (English, Paperback) Arthur MacGregor

    Facsimile. Originally published: London: Croom Helm, 1985.

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  • The Cobbe Cabinet of Curiosities by Arthur MacGregor
    The Cobbe Cabinet of Curiosities (English, Hardback) Arthur MacGregor

    Reveals the fascinating history of the cabinet of curiosities belonging to the Cobbe family, who created it around 1750 at Newbridge House and developed it over the following century. In this book, the enormous range of surviving objects and specimens is illustrated by photographs and has been catalogued by scholars in the respective fields.

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  • Animal Encounters by Arthur MacGregor
    Animal Encounters (English, Hardback) Arthur MacGregor

    An overview of the evolving relations between the human and animal populations of the British Isles from the Norman Conquest to World War I, Animal Encounters shows how interdependent the animal-human relationship has been throughout history.

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  • The Ashmolean Museum by Arthur MacGregor
    The Ashmolean Museum (English, Hardback) Arthur MacGregor

    Traces the history of the Ashmolean Museum and its collections from its origin as a cabinet of curiosities, to proto-scientific institution at the turn of the 18th century. It then chronicles the turn in the Museum's fortunes, culminating in its refounding as a Museum of Art and Archaeology.

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  • The Ashmolean Museum by Arthur MacGregor
    The Ashmolean Museum (English, Paperback) Arthur MacGregor

    Traces the history of the Ashmolean Museum and its collections from its origin as a cabinet of curiosities, to proto-scientific institution at the turn of the 18th century. It then chronicles the turn in the Museum's fortunes, culminating in its refounding as a Museum of Art and Archaeology.

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  • From Books to Bezoars by Michael Hunter
    From Books to Bezoars (English, Hardback) Michael Hunter

    This extensively illustrated volume offers fresh perspectives on the great eighteenth-century physician, naturalist and collector, Sir Hans Sloane (1660 - 1753), whose holdings formed the basis of the British Museum and ultimately of its dual offspring, the Natural History Museum and the British Library.

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  • Medieval England by Moira Hook
    Medieval England (English, Paperback) Moira Hook, Arthur MacGregor

    This work presents archaeological collections of the Ashmolean Museum which serve to illustrate a comprehensive series of historical themes, from the reign of Alfred the Great to the end of the Wars of the Roses. Well-defined topics characterizes these crucial five centuries of English history.

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