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Catalogus bibliothecae Harleianae in locos communes distributus cum indice auctorum / [Compiled by S. Johnson, M. Maittaire, and W. Oldys].
- Oxford, Edward Harley, Earl of, 1689-1741.
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Londini : Apud Thomam Osborne, 1743-1745.
5 volumes ; (8vo)
Vols. 1-2, 3-4 paged continuously
Lord Oxford's daughter sold his printed books to the bookseller Thomas Osborne, who engaged William Oldys, Samuel Johnson and Michael Maittaire to compile v. 1-4 of the present sale catalog. Vol. 5 which is only an enumeration of Osborne's unsold stock, has title: "Catalogus bibliothecae Harleianae, or A catalogue of the remaining part of the library of the late Earl of Oxford ... Which will begin to be solde ... at T. Osborne's ... on the twenty second day of April, 1745 "
Collection rich in early editions of the Greek and Latin classics, early English poetry and romances, books of prints, and Caxtons.
Copy 1 Vol. 1 Note: Containing Johnson's 'Account of the Harleian Library'. X4313
- Vol. v wanting