The Antiquarian Itinerary

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HAVING, in the ninth numher of the Antiquarian Itinerary, given a view of Cohham
Hall, and likewise the entrance to the college, and accompanied them with
descriptions relating to their present state, it will he necessary to revert to the
history of the ancient and nohle family of the Cohhams; who, from the heginning
of the reign of king John to that of James the First, during a space of nearly four
centuries, held this nohle estate, with several others. Henry de Cohham, who was
one of the ...

The Antiquarian

Author: Gustavo Faverón Patriau
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802192858
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The Antiquarian is a personage cloistered in a tower of books and sunfaded
bundles of paper, ever a stranger to the world around him. He reads about the life
of the deceased in octavo tomes, printed in venerable languages, and he studies
both time and space without exposing himself to the inclemency of either time or
space: a prisoner, surrounded by columns of printed paper, illegible scribbles,
oriental characters, each moment of humanity available to him in alphabetical
order on ...