Bibliotheca Spenceriana : or A descriptive catalogue of the books printed in the fifteenth century, and of many valuable first editions, in the library of George John Spencer / by the Reverend Thomas Frognall Dibdin.
|Main Author:||Spencer, George John Spencer, Earl, 1758-1834.|
|Other Authors:||Dibdin, Thomas Frognall, 1776-1847.|
|Language(s):||English ; Latin|
London : Shakespeare Press, 1814-23.
Title varies: v. 1-4, Bibliotheca Spenceriana or A descriptive catalogue of the books printed in the fifteenth century, and of many valuable first editions in the library of George John, earl Spencer, K.G. [v.5-6], Aedes Althorpianae or An account of the mansion, books, and pictures at Althorp ... ; to which is added a supplement to the Bibliotheca Spenceriana ... By the Rev. Thomas Frognall Dibdin ... London, Printed W. Nicol, Shakespeare Press, 1822.
The entire Spencer collection (about 40,000 volumes) was purchased by Mrs. Rylands in 1892, and now forms part of the John Rylands library, Manchester. A catalog, by Gordon-Duff, was issued in 1899 (3 v. 30 cm.)
7 v. :
fronts. (v. 1, 5-6) ill., plates, ports., maps, fold. plan, facsims. ;
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