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A Cabinet of Rarities: Antiquarian Obsessions and the Spell of Death.

A Cabinet of Rarities: Antiquarian Obsessions and the Spell of Death.

A Cabinet of Rarities: Antiquarian Obsessions and the Spell of Death.

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Desmazieres, Erik and Patrick Mauries. A Cabinet of Rarities: Antiquarian Obsessions and the Spell of Death. Thames & Hudson. 2012 92206 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. 112 pp. Cl.