A General Catalogue of Valuable and Rare Old Books, Which Are Now Selling at the Prices Affixed to Each, by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, Paternoster-Row, London. Part I. for 1814 B/w General Catalogue.in the Ancient and Modern Languages,.

Price: $300.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine


'Containing the Class of "Auctores Classici et Miscellanei, Gr. et Lat." the greater part of which are works of considerable value, or extreme rarity.' Original edition, newly rebound in sympathetic brown cloth, title stamped in gold foil on spine panel, new endsheets, new head- and tail-bands. Approx. 8 3/16" x 5 1/8". Text block edges darkened by age, interior clean and fully intact. 373,[v],25-180 pp., complete as issued. A rare glimpse at an early 19th-century antiquarian book catalogue. 4,123 + 4,327 listings, generally short descriptions, title/author, place of publication, date, a few salient details, price. Valuable for tracing provenance, locating unique copies of scarce imprints, etc.

Title: A General Catalogue of Valuable and Rare Old Books, Which Are Now Selling at the Prices Affixed to Each, by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, Paternoster-Row, London. Part I. for 1814 B/w General Catalogue.in the Ancient and Modern Languages,.

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Categories: Bibliography, Books on Books, Printing,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown: 1814

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: N/A

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Seller ID: 021943