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Georges Vicaire
Georges Vicaire (8 December 1853 – 4 November 1921) was a French bibliophile and bibliographer. The son of (1802-1865), General Director of forests, and Marthe Vicaire Blais, Georges Vicaire was the father of Jean Vicaire and (1893–1976), an orientalist painter. Biography Georges Vicaire was responsible for special work on the preparation of the printed catalogs of the Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal, then was attached to the Bibliothèque Mazarine. In 1909, the Institut de France appointed curator of the , created by and located in Chantilly, Oise, Chantilly, next to the Musée Condé, which houses the very large Library of Henri d'Orléans, Duke of Aumale. He was also correspondent to the Vatican Library. He had hence access to funds from both institutions. Vicaire is the author of bibliographies of Honoré de Balzac, José-Maria de Heredia, George Sand, Stendhal, Victor Hugo and gastronomic literature and a very important work in 8 volumes on the literature of the nineteenth ...
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Félix-Sébastien Feuillet De Conches
Félix-Sébastien Feuillet de Conches (4 December 1798 – 5 February 1887, in Paris) was a French diplomat, journalist, writer and collector. Having occupied the posts of 'introducteur des ambassadeurs' and head of protocol at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he was able to form a collection specialising in English painting, 19th century French painting, the history of civilisations, the art of the Near East and the art of Asia. His contemporary Charles Monselet judged de Conches' collection as unequalled, but it included some pieces of dubious authenticity. Works * 1846: Notice historique sur Léopold Robert ». Paris : Impr. de E. Duverger. * 1848: Léopold Robert, sa vie, ses œuvres et sa correspondance. Paris : bureau de la Revue des deux mondes. * 1851: Archives de l’art français : * 1855: In collaboration with Armand Baschet, ''Les femmes blondes selon les peintres de l'école de Venise'read online * 1856Peintres européens en Chine et les Peintres Chinois Paris : Impr ...
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French Bibliographers
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19th-century French Writers
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1921 Deaths
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1853 Births
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Édouard Pelletan
Édouard is both a French given name and a surname, equivalent to Edward in English. Notable people with the name include: * Édouard Balladur (born 1929), French politician * Édouard Boubat (1923–1999), French photographer * Édouard Colonne (1838–1910), French conductor * Édouard Daladier (1884–1970), French prime minister at the start of World War II * Edouard Drumont (1844–1917), French anti-semitic journalist * Édouard Dujardin (1861–1949), French writer * Édouard Gagnon (1918–2007), French Canadian cardinal * Édouard Herriot (1872–1957), French prime minister, three times, and mayor of Lyon from 1905 to 1957 * Edouard F. Henriques, Make-up artist * Édouard Lalo (1823–1892), French composer * Édouard Lockroy (1838–1913), French politician * Édouard Louis (born 1992), French Writer * Édouard Lucas (1842–1891), French mathematician * Édouard Mathé (1886–1934), French silent film actor * Édouard Manet (1832–1883), French impressionist painter * ...
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Jérôme Pichon
Baron Jérome-Frédéric Pichon (3 December 1812 – 26 August 1896) was a 19th-century French bibliographer and bibliophile. He was one of the most important France, French art collectors of his time. Biography Jérôme Pichon was the second son of Alexandrine Émilie Brongniart (1780–1847), whose father was the architect Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart, and of Baron Louis-André Pichon. After a brief stay at the École spéciale militaire de Saint-Cyr, École de Saint-Cyr, he studied law and was then appointed an auditor at the Council of State (France), Conseil d’État before withdrawing completely from public life in 1846. He was also Consul General to Smyrna. He began his collection of old books in 1831 and soon became indebted to booksellers for 6,000 francs, a sum that his father reimbursed without difficulty: the young man's love of books had turned into a devouring passion, which was to remain with him. He also collected numerous antique objects of various natures ...
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Paul Ginisty
Paul Ginisty (4 April 1855 – 5 March 1932) was a French writer, columnist and journalist. A regular columnist at ''Gil Blas (periodical), Gil Blas'', he met Guy de Maupassant who would dedicate him his short story '. From 1896 to 1906, he was theatre manager for the Théâtre de l'Odéon, then became an inspector of Monument historique, monuments historiques.Volume ''Maupassant, contes et nouvelles'', page 1450, Bibliothèque de la Pléiade. Selected bibliography *1881: ''Les Idylles parisiennes'',text onlineat Gallica). *1883: ''Les Rastaquouères : études parisiennes'',text onlineat Gallica). *1884: ''L'Amour à trois'', foreword by Guy de Maupassant. *1884: ''La Seconde Nuit, roman bouffe'',text onlineat Gallica). *1888: ''Le Dieu bibelot'', publisher A-Dupret *1901: ''La Marquise de Sade'' *1903: ''Vers la bonté'', frontispice et fleurons by , hors-texte de Paul Steck, Paris, Joanin & Cie *1907: ''Mémoires d'un danseuse de corde : Madame Saqui, Mme Saqui (1786-1866)'', ...
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Katherine Bitting
Katherine Golden Bitting (April 29, 1869 - October 15, 1937) was a food chemist for the United States Department of Agriculture, and the Food Products Association, National Canners Association. She was a prolific author on the topic of food preservation. To facilitate her investigations, as the ''Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress'' (1940) states, she collected "materials on the sources, preparation, and consumption of foods, their chemistry, bacteriology, preservations, etc., from earliest times to the present day." She and her husband, Arvril Bitting, donated a significant collection of materials related to cookery to the Library of Congress. The Bitting Collection containing numerous English and American publications on food preparation from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and a sampling of notable French, German, and Italian works. Many modern food safety practices and techniques result directly from research conducted by the couple. Personal life Katherine B ...
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André Simon (wine)
André Simon (28 February 1877 – 5 September 1970) was a France, French-born wine merchant, gourmet, and prolific writer about wine. Hugh Johnson (wine), Hugh Johnson describes him as "the charismatic leader of the English wine trade for almost all of the first half of the 20th century, and the grand old man of literate connoisseurship for a further 20 years". Biography Simon was born in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France. At 17 he was sent to Southampton, England, to learn English, where he met Edith Symons, whom he married in 1900. Two years later he became the London agent for the champagne house of Pommery & Greno, based at 24 Mark Lane. Within four years he discovered his talent for writing, with ''The History of the Champagne Trade in England'' published in installments in the ''Wine Trade Review''. In 1908 he created the Wine Trade Club with friends, organising tastings and technical lectures that foreshadowed the Institute of Masters ...
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Bibliophily
Bibliophilia or bibliophilism is the love of books, and a bibliophile or Bookworm (insect), bookworm is an individual who loves and frequently reads books. Profile The classic bibliophile is one who loves to read, admire and collect books, often amassing a large and specialized collection. Bibliophiles usually possess books they love or that hold special value as well as old editions with unusual bindings, autographed, or illustrated copies. "Bibliophile" is an appropriate term for a minority of those who are Book collecting, book collectors. Usage of the term Bibliophilia is not to be confused with bibliomania, a potential symptom of obsessive–compulsive disorder involving the collecting of books to the extent that Interpersonal relationship, interpersonal relations or health may be negatively affected, and in which the mere fact that a physical object is a book is sufficient for it to be collected or beloved. Some use the term "bibliomania" interchangeably with "bibliophily ...
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