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Antiquarians

Clutterbuck, Cuthbert
retired captain, devoted to study of antiquities. [Br. Lit.: The Monastery]
Oldbuck, Jonathan
learned and garrulous antiquary. [Br. Lit.: The Antiquary]
Teufelsdroeckh, Herr
eccentric German philosopher and professor. [Br. Lit.: Sartor Resartus; Brewer Handbook, 1088]
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The antiquarian music market can be something of a minefield for the individual collector.
"This is the time of year when the Gathering is usually organised and grants applied for, but that has not happened because of the emergency situation with the Antiquarians.
Sunderland's Antiquarians Society was founded in 1900 and holds extensive archives which have been collected and donated over the past century by people living in the city.
Reflecting the interests and contributions of Irish archaeologist Woodman to the discipline, the 21 articles in this first volume cover artefacts and antiquarians, old and new fieldwork, and people and animals from long ago.
We in the modern first trade have a sense that the general antiquarian dealers don't feel we're real antiquarians.
Long before anyone had made any sense of Egyptian languages, Renaissance antiquarians were left only with Horapollo, the confused, eccentric histories of Egypt passed down from antique authors, and the mysterious artifacts themselves.
As for Andersonville, Georgia itself: the surprisingly tiny "star" fort overlooks seemingly ordinary fields still being picked over by antiquarians. The hamlet of Andersonville drowses nearby, and a dusty yellow memorial bravely commemorates Henry Wirz, hanged after the war for what happened there.
Davis purchased a number of his books from antiquarians in London, used bookstores, and from the Internet.
(24.) See Philippa Levine, The Amateur and the Professional: Antiquarians, Historians and Archaeologists in Victorian England, 1836--1886 (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1986) 13-23.
But the background on ballads and ballad singers, so long the province of antiquarians, is lively and thought-provoking, as, for example, in the following: "When collectors came looking for ballads in the late eighteenth century, they found more women than men singing.
This gives him the authority to affirm the book's central message: antiquarianism underlies many of the most vital political, religious, legal, and cultural debates conducted within the period, because the proponents of those debates appealed to antiquarians for authority.