De Renzi, Silvia
(1998). Between the market and the Academy: Robert S Whipple (1871-1953) as a collector of science books.
In: Myers, Robin and Harris, Michael eds.
Medicine, Mortality and the Book Trade.
Winchester: St. Paul Bibliographies, pp. 87–108.
A biographical sketch of Robert Whipple including a profile of his book collection and the way he assembled it. This chapter also looks at the broader picture of the entry of science books into the antiquarian book market; the framework and network of collectors with whom Whipple was in contact and the dealers who supplied Whipple with his books.
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