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The Resource Catalogue of a collection of early French books in the library of C. Fairfax Murray, compiled by Hugh Wm. Davies

Catalogue of a collection of early French books in the library of C. Fairfax Murray, compiled by Hugh Wm. Davies

Label
Catalogue of a collection of early French books in the library of C. Fairfax Murray
Title
Catalogue of a collection of early French books in the library of C. Fairfax Murray
Statement of responsibility
compiled by Hugh Wm. Davies
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UPB
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
Label
Catalogue of a collection of early French books in the library of C. Fairfax Murray, compiled by Hugh Wm. Davies
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Embraces the period 1475 to 1692; 2 items respectively dated 1705 and 1728 are included as containing woodcuts belonging to a much earlier period. The majority of the books were printed in France, a few from presses at Louvain, Antwerp, La Haye, Middleburg, and Geneva being included, as most of them are in the French language. The main portion of the collection consists of books with cuts, which have been chosen as representative of book-illustration in France. Cf. Pref
  • Companion work to the "Catalogue of a collection of early German books in the library of C. Fairfax Murray, " issued in 2 vols., 1913
  • 707 entries. Full descriptions, except for the 7 works acquired from the Didot library when the catalog was ready for the press. Numerous facsimiles
  • Includes indexes: I. Authors & persons mentioned. II. Titles, subjects and places. III. Printers and publishers. IV. Names of former owners
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
2 v. ([xiv], 1096, lxix p., [41] leaves of plates)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., facsims.
System control number
  • (RLIN)UTBG85-B28348
  • (OCoLC)ocn135364792
Label
Catalogue of a collection of early French books in the library of C. Fairfax Murray, compiled by Hugh Wm. Davies
Publication
Note
  • Embraces the period 1475 to 1692; 2 items respectively dated 1705 and 1728 are included as containing woodcuts belonging to a much earlier period. The majority of the books were printed in France, a few from presses at Louvain, Antwerp, La Haye, Middleburg, and Geneva being included, as most of them are in the French language. The main portion of the collection consists of books with cuts, which have been chosen as representative of book-illustration in France. Cf. Pref
  • Companion work to the "Catalogue of a collection of early German books in the library of C. Fairfax Murray, " issued in 2 vols., 1913
  • 707 entries. Full descriptions, except for the 7 works acquired from the Didot library when the catalog was ready for the press. Numerous facsimiles
  • Includes indexes: I. Authors & persons mentioned. II. Titles, subjects and places. III. Printers and publishers. IV. Names of former owners
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
2 v. ([xiv], 1096, lxix p., [41] leaves of plates)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill., facsims.
System control number
  • (RLIN)UTBG85-B28348
  • (OCoLC)ocn135364792

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