Rhodes’ Library at Groote Schuur

Annette van den Heever – Philobiblon issue No.10 of January 1994

The cataloguing of a private library has an aura of adventure and excitement of discovery which is missing from the cataloguing of books in the ordinary lending or University Libraries.   It was, therefore, with a feeling of expectation, albeit mixed  with trepidation, that I started the cataloguing of the Library of Cecil John Rhodes at Groote Schuur during 1972.

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