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REVIEW: The Personal Librarian by by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

In her twenties, Belle da Costa Greene is hired by J. P. Morgan to curate a collection of rare manuscripts, books, and artwork for his newly built Pierpont Morgan Library. Belle becomes a fixture in New York City society and one of the most powerful people in the art and book world, known for her … Continue reading REVIEW: The Personal Librarian by by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray