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The Resource Bibliotheca Askeviana, sive, Catalogus librorum rarissimorum Antonii Askew, M.D., quorum auctio fiet apud S. Baker & G. Leigh, in vico dicto York Street, Londini, die lunae 13 februarii MDCCLXXV. & in undeviginti sequentes dies

Bibliotheca Askeviana, sive, Catalogus librorum rarissimorum Antonii Askew, M.D., quorum auctio fiet apud S. Baker & G. Leigh, in vico dicto York Street, Londini, die lunae 13 februarii MDCCLXXV. & in undeviginti sequentes dies

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Bibliotheca Askeviana, sive, Catalogus librorum rarissimorum Antonii Askew, M.D.
Title
Bibliotheca Askeviana, sive, Catalogus librorum rarissimorum Antonii Askew, M.D.
Statement of responsibility
quorum auctio fiet apud S. Baker & G. Leigh, in vico dicto York Street, Londini, die lunae 13 februarii MDCCLXXV. & in undeviginti sequentes dies
Title variation
  • Bibliotheca Askeviana
  • Catalogus librorum rarissimorum Antonii Askew
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
lat
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z997
LC item number
.A83
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Bibliotheca Askeviana, sive, Catalogus librorum rarissimorum Antonii Askew, M.D., quorum auctio fiet apud S. Baker & G. Leigh, in vico dicto York Street, Londini, die lunae 13 februarii MDCCLXXV. & in undeviginti sequentes dies
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy has its entries fully hand annotated showing the "sold" prices in the margin next to the lot no. and the buyers' names (of which only a few were unknown and marked only as "Money paid") in the margins next to the imprint date. In addition, two handwritten leaves are bound in at the beginning of the vol., with the note: "Extracts from a copy of Askews Cat. in the Royal Library Paris , containing all the notes added by M. De Bure, in ms., who attended the sale in London 1775 to make purchases for the Duke de C. Valliere". There is also one leaf bound in at the end of the vol., with a breakdown of the total sales per day. There were 20 sale days with 3,570 lots in all; the total for all the books shows £3,993; the total including some non-book items at the end was £4,020
  • "This catalogue without any doubt contains the best, rarest and most valuable collection of Greek and Latin books that were ever sold in England ..."--P. iv
  • The manuscripts, and printed books with ms. notes, were sold by Leigh and Sotheby in 1785
  • Publisher's advertisements on p. [150]
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 149, [1] p.
Lccn
12029798
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Calf, stamped in gilt. Ex libris bookplate: "The collection of Frank Marcham, 1899".
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08076163
  • ucoclc8076163
Label
Bibliotheca Askeviana, sive, Catalogus librorum rarissimorum Antonii Askew, M.D., quorum auctio fiet apud S. Baker & G. Leigh, in vico dicto York Street, Londini, die lunae 13 februarii MDCCLXXV. & in undeviginti sequentes dies
Publication
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy has its entries fully hand annotated showing the "sold" prices in the margin next to the lot no. and the buyers' names (of which only a few were unknown and marked only as "Money paid") in the margins next to the imprint date. In addition, two handwritten leaves are bound in at the beginning of the vol., with the note: "Extracts from a copy of Askews Cat. in the Royal Library Paris , containing all the notes added by M. De Bure, in ms., who attended the sale in London 1775 to make purchases for the Duke de C. Valliere". There is also one leaf bound in at the end of the vol., with a breakdown of the total sales per day. There were 20 sale days with 3,570 lots in all; the total for all the books shows £3,993; the total including some non-book items at the end was £4,020
  • "This catalogue without any doubt contains the best, rarest and most valuable collection of Greek and Latin books that were ever sold in England ..."--P. iv
  • The manuscripts, and printed books with ms. notes, were sold by Leigh and Sotheby in 1785
  • Publisher's advertisements on p. [150]
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 149, [1] p.
Lccn
12029798
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Calf, stamped in gilt. Ex libris bookplate: "The collection of Frank Marcham, 1899".
System control number
  • (OCoLC)08076163
  • ucoclc8076163

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