Recollections of James Lenox and the Formation of his Library

By: Stevens, Henry

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First edition. Cloth. Illustrations. l,000 copies printed. James Lenox of New York was born in 1800. His father became wealthy as an importing merchant. At his father's death in 1840 James Lenox ran the business, inherited his father's estate , made it into an even greater fortune, collected fine art, literature, etc. He opened the Lenox Library in New York among other philanthropic endeavors.

Title: Recollections of James Lenox and the Formation of his Library

Author Name: Stevens, Henry

Categories: Books about Books,

Publisher: The New York Public Library. 1951. New York.: 1951

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 1560

Keywords: BOOK COLLECTORS. LIBRARIES. PHILANTHROPY. ABOUT BOOKS