Bibliographical notices of rare and curious books relating to America : in the library of the late John Carter Brown of Providence, R. I. by John Russell Bartlett.
|Main Author:||Brown, John Carter, 1797-1874.|
|Related Names:||Brown, John Nicholas 1861-1900., Bartlett, John Russell 1805-1886.|
Providence [Printed by H.O. Houghton and company, Cambridge] 1875-1882.
America > Bibliography > Catalogs.
Under the provisions of the will of John Nicholas Brown, the collection, much augmented, was transferred in 1901 to Brown University.
Contains reproductions of title-pages, vignettes, maps, portraits, printers' devices, etc.
Full titles, annotated; arranged chronologically; alphabetical index in each part.
Also issued 1875-82 under original title.
Enlarged and illustrated edition of pt. 1-2 of "Bibliotheca americana. A catalogue of books relating to North and South America in the library of John Carter Brown ... With notes by John Russell Bartlett", issued in 3 parts, 1865-71.
Part 1, "Seventy copies printed of which fifty are in imperial octavo and twenty in quarto." Pt. 2, "Twenty-five copies printed." This copy is no 7.
Title vignette (coat of arms) in gold and colors.
ill., facsims, maps, ports,
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