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The Resource A bibliographical dictionary : containing a chronological account, alphabetically arranged, of the most curious, scarce, useful, and important books, in all departments of literature, which have been published in Latin, Greek, Coptic, Hebrew, Samaritan, Syriac, Chaldee, Aethiopic, Arabic, Persian, Armenian, &c. From the infancy of printing to the beginning of the ninetenth century. With biographical anecdotes of authors, printers, and publishers; ... a distinct notation of the Editiones principes et optimae, and the price of each article (where it could be ascertained) from the best London catalogues, and public sales of the most valuable libraries both at home and abroad. Including the whole of the fourth edition of Dr. Harwood's View of the classics, with innumerable additions and amendments. To which are added, an essay on bibliography, with a general and particular account of the different authors on that subject, in Latin, French, Italian, German, and English ... a description of their works; first, improved, and best editions ... with critical judgments on the whole, extracted from the best bibliographical and typographical authorities. And an account of the best English translation of each Greek and Latin classic

A bibliographical dictionary : containing a chronological account, alphabetically arranged, of the most curious, scarce, useful, and important books, in all departments of literature, which have been published in Latin, Greek, Coptic, Hebrew, Samaritan, Syriac, Chaldee, Aethiopic, Arabic, Persian, Armenian, &c. From the infancy of printing to the beginning of the ninetenth century. With biographical anecdotes of authors, printers, and publishers; ... a distinct notation of the Editiones principes et optimae, and the price of each article (where it could be ascertained) from the best London catalogues, and public sales of the most valuable libraries both at home and abroad. Including the whole of the fourth edition of Dr. Harwood's View of the classics, with innumerable additions and amendments. To which are added, an essay on bibliography, with a general and particular account of the different authors on that subject, in Latin, French, Italian, German, and English ... a description of their works; first, improved, and best editions ... with critical judgments on the whole, extracted from the best bibliographical and typographical authorities. And an account of the best English translation of each Greek and Latin classic

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A bibliographical dictionary : containing a chronological account, alphabetically arranged, of the most curious, scarce, useful, and important books, in all departments of literature, which have been published in Latin, Greek, Coptic, Hebrew, Samaritan, Syriac, Chaldee, Aethiopic, Arabic, Persian, Armenian, &c. From the infancy of printing to the beginning of the ninetenth century. With biographical anecdotes of authors, printers, and publishers; ... a distinct notation of the Editiones principes et optimae, and the price of each article (where it could be ascertained) from the best London catalogues, and public sales of the most valuable libraries both at home and abroad. Including the whole of the fourth edition of Dr. Harwood's View of the classics, with innumerable additions and amendments. To which are added, an essay on bibliography, with a general and particular account of the different authors on that subject, in Latin, French, Italian, German, and English ... a description of their works; first, improved, and best editions ... with critical judgments on the whole, extracted from the best bibliographical and typographical authorities. And an account of the best English translation of each Greek and Latin classic
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A bibliographical dictionary
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containing a chronological account, alphabetically arranged, of the most curious, scarce, useful, and important books, in all departments of literature, which have been published in Latin, Greek, Coptic, Hebrew, Samaritan, Syriac, Chaldee, Aethiopic, Arabic, Persian, Armenian, &c. From the infancy of printing to the beginning of the ninetenth century. With biographical anecdotes of authors, printers, and publishers; ... a distinct notation of the Editiones principes et optimae, and the price of each article (where it could be ascertained) from the best London catalogues, and public sales of the most valuable libraries both at home and abroad. Including the whole of the fourth edition of Dr. Harwood's View of the classics, with innumerable additions and amendments. To which are added, an essay on bibliography, with a general and particular account of the different authors on that subject, in Latin, French, Italian, German, and English ... a description of their works; first, improved, and best editions ... with critical judgments on the whole, extracted from the best bibliographical and typographical authorities. And an account of the best English translation of each Greek and Latin classic
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Language
eng
Cataloging source
UPB
Citation location within source
  • 1374 & 4354
  • IV, p. 413-414
  • II, p. 530
Citation source
  • Besterman
  • D.N.B.
  • Horne
Illustrations
plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z1011
LC item number
.C59
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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A bibliographical dictionary : containing a chronological account, alphabetically arranged, of the most curious, scarce, useful, and important books, in all departments of literature, which have been published in Latin, Greek, Coptic, Hebrew, Samaritan, Syriac, Chaldee, Aethiopic, Arabic, Persian, Armenian, &c. From the infancy of printing to the beginning of the ninetenth century. With biographical anecdotes of authors, printers, and publishers; ... a distinct notation of the Editiones principes et optimae, and the price of each article (where it could be ascertained) from the best London catalogues, and public sales of the most valuable libraries both at home and abroad. Including the whole of the fourth edition of Dr. Harwood's View of the classics, with innumerable additions and amendments. To which are added, an essay on bibliography, with a general and particular account of the different authors on that subject, in Latin, French, Italian, German, and English ... a description of their works; first, improved, and best editions ... with critical judgments on the whole, extracted from the best bibliographical and typographical authorities. And an account of the best English translation of each Greek and Latin classic
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Note
  • Supplemented by Clarke's Bibliographical miscellany ... (2 v., 1806)
  • First edition of this bibliographical encyclopedia of classical and Oriental literature. Approximately 27,000 titles are listed and described
  • "This work is indispenable to the bibliographical student. It contains a summary of the life of each author, the time when he lived, and his works ..."--Horne, An introduction to the study of bibliography, II, p. 530
  • Volumes IV-VI have imprint: Manchester, printed by R. & W. Dean & Co. for W. Baynes
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
6 v. in 3
Lccn
06044116
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Bound in three-quarter contemporary leather over marbled boards; gilt lettering on spine label.
  • Bookplate: Apud Malvern Wells ... insig. F. Hopkinson ...
Other physical details
folded facsim.
System control number
  • (LGTO)(RLIN)UTBG85-B52685
  • (NRN)ADT5356
  • (OCoLC)ocn135507449
Label
A bibliographical dictionary : containing a chronological account, alphabetically arranged, of the most curious, scarce, useful, and important books, in all departments of literature, which have been published in Latin, Greek, Coptic, Hebrew, Samaritan, Syriac, Chaldee, Aethiopic, Arabic, Persian, Armenian, &c. From the infancy of printing to the beginning of the ninetenth century. With biographical anecdotes of authors, printers, and publishers; ... a distinct notation of the Editiones principes et optimae, and the price of each article (where it could be ascertained) from the best London catalogues, and public sales of the most valuable libraries both at home and abroad. Including the whole of the fourth edition of Dr. Harwood's View of the classics, with innumerable additions and amendments. To which are added, an essay on bibliography, with a general and particular account of the different authors on that subject, in Latin, French, Italian, German, and English ... a description of their works; first, improved, and best editions ... with critical judgments on the whole, extracted from the best bibliographical and typographical authorities. And an account of the best English translation of each Greek and Latin classic
Publication
Note
  • Supplemented by Clarke's Bibliographical miscellany ... (2 v., 1806)
  • First edition of this bibliographical encyclopedia of classical and Oriental literature. Approximately 27,000 titles are listed and described
  • "This work is indispenable to the bibliographical student. It contains a summary of the life of each author, the time when he lived, and his works ..."--Horne, An introduction to the study of bibliography, II, p. 530
  • Volumes IV-VI have imprint: Manchester, printed by R. & W. Dean & Co. for W. Baynes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
6 v. in 3
Lccn
06044116
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
  • Bound in three-quarter contemporary leather over marbled boards; gilt lettering on spine label.
  • Bookplate: Apud Malvern Wells ... insig. F. Hopkinson ...
Other physical details
folded facsim.
System control number
  • (LGTO)(RLIN)UTBG85-B52685
  • (NRN)ADT5356
  • (OCoLC)ocn135507449

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