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Eileen Chanin Eileen Chanin i(A93718 works by)
Gender: Female
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'Eileen Chanin is a historian at the University of New South Wales, and was the Menzies Fellow at the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King's College London. ' (Source: Wakefield Press website)

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y separately published work icon Book Life : The Life and Times of David Scott Mitchell 1836–1907 North Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing , 2011 Z1758504 2011 single work biography

'Australia's greatest book collector, David Scott Mitchell, gave his extraordinary library and a bequest for its development to the people of Sydney and the world.

'This is the first comprehensive account of his life and what, how, and why he collected, told through his books, reading, and contemporary correspondence.

'Mitchell's life and his collecting opens a window on the world of ideas, literature, libraries, and philanthropy in the nineteenth century.' (From the publisher's website.)

2012 shortlisted ASAL Awards The Australian Historical Association Awards Magarey Medal for Biography
2011 shortlisted 'The Nib': CAL Waverley Library Award for Literature
2011 co-winner 'The Nib': CAL Waverley Library Award for Literature The Alex Buzo Shortlist Prize
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