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Creator:
Donne, John, 1572-1631, author.
Title:
The courtier's library, or, Catalogus librorum aulicorum incomparabilium et non vendibilium / by John Donne ; edited by Evelyn Mary Simpson ; with a translation.
Alternate Title(s):
Catalogus librorum aulicorum incomparabilium et non vendibilium
Published/Created:
London : The Nonesuch Press, 1930.
Physical Description:
[4], 93, [1] pages ; 17 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z1024 .D66 1930
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Translation by Percy Simpson.
A list of 34 imaginary books ascribed to real authors
"Of this edition of The courtier's library 950 copies have been printed for sale in England and America in the Fell types by John Johnson, printer to the University at the Oxford University Press, upon Auvergne hand-made paper."--Colophon.
Dreyfus, J. History of the Nonesuch Press, 71
BEIN Ih D718 930: "Of this edition ... 950 copies have been printed for sale in England and America in the Fell types by John Johnson printer to the University at the Oxford University Press upon Auvergne hand-made paper. This is number 519."
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 189 of 950. Bound in publisher's original blue Auvergne handmade paper with Francis Meynell's Auvergne watermark.
Subject Terms:
Imaginary books and libraries.
Johnson, John, printer.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Contributors:
Simpson, Evelyn Mary Spearing, 1885-1963, editor.
Simpson, Percy, 1865-1962, translator.
Nonesuch Press, publisher.
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