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Author: OATES, J.C.T. Title: A Catalogue of the Fifteenth Century Printed Books in the University Library of Cambridge.
Description: . Cambridge, 1954. Small 4to. xiii,898pp. Frontispiece & 7 plates. Illustrated. Orcloth. Dustjacket (dam.).*This catalogue lists over 4250 items. It directs the reader to the best published description of each, supplementingor correcting them where necessary. More than 100 books not described elsewhere are catalogued in full bibliographical detail. Each entry notes the peculiarities of the Cambridge copy, its provenance and its binding. There are concordances to Hain and the Gesamtkatalog, and to Campbell and Duff. There are three indexes: printers and places, authors and anonymous titles, and provenances. An introductory essay describes the growth of the collection to the date of publication and illuminates aspects of the Library's history hitherto obscure..
Keywords: Catalogues on These Subjectinkunabel Frühdrucke Early Printed Books Incunabelen Incunabula Incunables Libraries Bookcollecting Bibliotheken Bi Buchwesen Bibliography Bibliographie
Price: EUR 385.00 = appr. US$ 418.44 Seller: Frits Knuf Antiquarian Books
- Book number: 10490
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