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.|
|Related Names:||Dibdin, Thomas Frognall 1776-1847.|
|Language(s):||English ; Latin|
London : Shakespeare Press, 1814-23.
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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.)
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.
7 v. :
fronts. (v. 1, 5-6) ill., plates, ports., maps, fold. plan, facsims. ;
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