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A Cabinet of Rarities: Antiquarian Obsessions and the Spell of Death.
Desmazieres, Erik and Patrick Mauries.
A Cabinet of Rarities: Antiquarian Obsessions and the Spell of Death.
The author traces the preoccupations of Sir Thomas Browne and his fellow collectors through the pages of history, showing how abstruse objects and specters of death - subject matter once considered the preserve of specialists - have now entered the cultural mainstream.

Category: Fine Art, Art History & Theory
Binding: Cl.
Pages: 112 pp
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.
Year: 2012.
Publication Place: New York,
ISBN: 9780500516348
Book Id: 92206

Price: $60.00

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