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Le Gallois, Pierre, fl. 1680

A critical and historical account of all the celebrated libraries in foreign countries, as well ancient as modern; with general reflections upon the choice of books and the method of furnishing libraries ... by a gentleman of the Temple. London: Printed by J. Joliffe, in St. James's Street. 1739.

Additional Title(s):

Traittʹe des plus belles bibliothèques de l'Europe. English

Middle Hill, Reprinted by Edwin Offer, 1826.
Physical Description:
[5], 20 p. 34 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z232 M5 case 1 no. 6+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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An abridged translation (by John Kelly?) of Le Gallois' Traitté des plus belles bibliothèques de l'Europe. Also attributed to William Oldys.
Bound with (as issued): Hunnaeus, Augustinus. Collections relating to manuscripts and manuscript libraries. [Middle Hill, 1826]. The title page of the present work is printed on the verso of p. 3 of the Hunnaeus work.
Subject Terms:
Middle Hill Press -- Publisher.
Offer, Edwin -- Printer.
Kelly, John, 1680?-1751.
Oldys, William, 1696-1761.

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