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Author McDade, Travis.
Title Torn from their bindings : a story of art, science, and the pillaging of American university libraries / Travis McDade.
Publication Info. Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2018]
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 11  090 M    IN LIBRARY
Description xiii, 229 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents That meanest of all thieves -- The Texas scene -- Setting out -- Among a kindred nation -- A homecoming of sorts -- You have to make a buck wherever you can -- Contains numerous color prints -- Any and all interest -- The last full measure -- Rare, lovely, and of obvious interest to collectors.
Subject Kindred, Robert.
Book thefts -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Art thefts -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Print dealers -- United States -- Biography.
Academic libraries -- Security measures -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Books -- Mutilation, defacement, etc. -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Scientific illustration -- History.
Illustrated periodicals -- History.
Added Title Story of art, science, and the pillaging of American university libraries
ISBN 9780700626366 hardcover
0700626360 hardcover
9780700626373 electronic book