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The Rothschild Library (2 Vols.)

The Rothschild Library (2 Vols.)

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The Rothschild Library (2 Vols.)

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London: Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1969. Reprint of 1954 edition. Near Fine. Near fine in beige cloth with red cloth spines and gilt titles on spines Just very slight shelf wear Spines UNfaded Ink name of previous owner "Anthony Payne 7-8-79" on ffep of each volume Otherwise no marks or damage at all

One of the all time classic bibliographies, sourced from one of the largest private collections in history

"The first volume contains Lord Rothschild's foreword (ppix-x) giving a brief history of his collecting activity, and acknowledging the work of NM Shawyer and KM Flack in the compilation of the catalogue The first page of Proposals for printing is reproduced (pxi) This detailed catalogue of Lord Rothschild's collection of 18th century first editions, bindings and manuscripts in the Wren Library at Trinity College, Cambridge gives detailed descriptions of the works, illustrated with selected reproductions of title pages, bindings and manuscripts The collection is particularly rich in works by Jonathan Swift and Swiftiana" (Courtesy of the Rothschild Archive) 1-400, 401-840 pp.


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