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Bibliotheca Spenceriana; or A Descriptive Catalogue of the Books


Publication Date: 1814
From Joseph J. Felcone Inc., ABAA (Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.)

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DIBDIN, THOMAS FROGNALL. Bibliotheca Spenceriana; or A Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century . in the Library of George John Earl Spencer [with:] Supplement to the Bibliotheca Spenceriana [with:] Aedes Althorpianae; or An Account of the Mansion, Books and Pictures, at Althorp [with:] A Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century, Lately Forming Part of the Library of the Duke di Cassano Serra, and now the Property of George John Earl Spencer. London: For the author, by Shakespeare Press, 1814-1815, 1822-1823. 7 vols., 4to. Profusely illustrated with engraved plates, hundreds of facsimiles of early woodcuts and type, some printed in color. Modern full tan morocco, richly gilt, covers with central arms and cornerpieces within a two-line fillet, board edges and turn-ins gilt, spines fully gilt in compartments, by Edmund Worrall of Birmingham, with his ticket in each volume. Engraved plates mostly toned and offset to facing pages, some minor text offsetting, a few random gatherings (maybe 12-15 leaves in all) very heavily foxed, else a very good set in very fine, fresh bindings. The complete Spencer catalogue, with all supplements, in a very handsome matched binding. The greatest library catalogue of its time, and a major work on fifteenth-century books. Bookseller Inventory # 13466

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Publication Date: 1814

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