He was also an erudite antiquarian
, a wonderful companion for, say, visiting old churches: as a student, he himself had been shown round most of the City of london churches by Sir John Betjeman, poet laureate and canonizer of a certain traditional vision of English life, whom he revered.
Gloss is a member is the Antiquarian
Booksellers Association of America, the International League of Antiquarian
Booksellers, the New England Antiquarian
Booksellers of America, the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Antiquarian
Booksellers Association, the Committee for the Boston International Antiquarian
Book Fair and the Boston Society.
As in other disciplines, there is a recognized, distinct vocabulary employed by antiquarian
booksellers and collectors with respect to the printing, illustration, binding, publishing, physical condition, and description of books.
Roman biographer and antiquarian
whose writings include De viris illustribus ("Concerning Illustrious Men"), a collection of short biographies of celebrated Roman literary figures, and De vita Caesarum (Lives of the Caesars).
WORCESTER -- The American Antiquarian
Society, praised for "safeguarding the American story,'' has won a 2013 National Humanities Medal that will be presented by President Barack Obama during a ceremony Monday at the White House.
Such objects were collected by the London body before the founding of the Newcastle Society of Antiquaries in 1813, making it the oldest English antiquarian
society outside London,.
Society will hold its first meeting of 2006 on Friday at the St James' Centre at 7.15pm.
The study of gardens and designed landscapes has undergone rapid transformation since the 1960s, changing from a marginal and often unregarded field of study, characterized largely by antiquarian
and somewhat dilettante enquiries, to one that commands the attention of rigorous and enterprising scholars.
A work of his that was much used was De significatu verborum("On the Meaning of Words"), a large lexicon that was the first of its kind and that was, moreover, a storehouse of antiquarian
and Historical Society has Alan Morgan talking about Newcastle Burial Grounds at Kings School, Tuesday, 7.15pm.
Three chapters and conclusion are: Ouyang Xiu's Records of Collecting Antiquity; development of Song antiquarian
writings; archaistic objects and Song material culture; conclusion: the legacy of the Song antiquarian
A collection of valuable antiquarian
books owned by the Dumfries Burns Club are now available for public viewing at the Ewart Library.