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Russell W. Belk. Collecting in a Consumer Society. Routledge. 1995. 198pp.

Philipp Blom. To Have and to Hold: An Intimate History of Collectors and Collecting. Penguin. 2002. 273pp.

Alexandra Bounia. The Nature of Classical Collecting: Collectors and Collections, 100 BCE-100 CE. Ashgate Publishing. 2004. 354pp.

Susan A. Crane. Collecting and Historical Consciousness in Early Nineteenth-Century Germany. Cornell University Press. 2000. 195pp.

Leah Dilworth (editor). Acts of Possession: Collecting in America. Rutgers University Press. 2003. 312pp.

John Elsner; Roger Cardinal (editors). The Cultures of Collecting. Reaktion Books. 1994. 312pp.

Judith Pascoe. The Hummingbird Cabinet: A Rare and Curious History of Romantic Collectors. Cornell University Press. 2006. 222pp.

Susan M. Pearce. On Collecting: An Investigation Into Collecting in the European Tradition. Routledge. 1995. 440pp.

Marjorie Swann. Curiosities and Texts: The Culture of Collecting in Early Modern England. University of Pennsylvania Press. 2001. 280pp.

Allison Karmel Thomason. Luxury and Legitimation: Royal Collecting in Ancient Mesopotamia. Ashgate Publishing. 2005. 252pp.

Jacqueline Yallop. Magpies, Squirrels and Thieves: How the Victorians Collected the World. Atlantic Books. 2012. 420pp.

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