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William Beckford And The New Millennium (Ams Studies in the Eighteenth Century)

ISBN13: 9780404635473
ISBN: 0404635474
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $94.5
Publisher: Ams Pr Inc
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Pages: 313

Beckford (d.1844), a fabulously wealthy heir to a sugar fortune, spent his time and money amassing a major collection of art, furniture, books, and curios and building a splendid Gothic Revival castle to house it. Ostracized from British society for his homosexuality, Beckford continue to collect, build, travel, and write, most notably the torrid O