Bibliotheca splendidissima or, a catalogue of the valuable libraries of John Owen, Esq; Late Recorder of Windsor; Mr. John Ecton, Late Receiver of the Tenths of the Clergy: and that ingenious architect Capt. Edward Stanton. To which are added, A very fine collection, lately imported from Abroad, chiefly collected by the celebrated Mr. Colbert, first Minister of State to the late King of France: As likewise, by the learned Abbot Bignon, Librarian to the present King of France. The whole consisting of a Large and Numerous collection of books, relating to the History, Antiquities, and Constitution of Great-Britain, Ireland, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Muscovy, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Asia, Africa and America. The Best Editions of the classicks, by Vascosan, Colinaeus, Seb. Gryphius, Stephens, Aldus, Sedan, the Louvre, the Royal Classicks, in usum Delphini, cum Notis variorum, & Elzevir. Curiously bound in Morocco, and several with the Colbert and Bignon Arms on the Sides. Some curious Manuscripts upon Vellum. A compleat Set of the Histories of the several Counties in England. All the old Chronicles. A fine Collection of large and curious Bibles, printed by Field and others, with curious Cuts by Silvester, &c. Sir William Dugdale's Works. All the best and scarcest Dictionaries and Lexicons. A fine Collection of Books of Sculpture, Architecture, Medals, Painting, Mathematicks, the Benedictine Editions of the Fathers, a compleat Set of the Common Law, Civil and Canon; a large Number of Voyages and Natural History; most of the antient and modern Books of Physick, Anatomy, Surgery, &c. Great Numbers on Large Paper, and several Hundred Volumes bound in Morocco. Which will begin to be sold very cheap (the lowest Price fixed in each Book) at T. Osborne's shop in Gray's-Inn, on Monday the 17th day of November 1735. Catalogues may be had at the Place of Sale, and Money for any Library or Parcel of Books

Main Author: Osborne, Thomas
Format: eBook
Published: [London] s.n 1735, [1735]
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T53896. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - The ornaments are those used by Henry Woodfall
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