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Catalogue of a collection of early French books in the library of C. Fairfax Murray

Title
Catalogue of a collection of early French books in the library of C. Fairfax Murray, comp. by Hugh Wm. Davies.
Author
Davies, Hugh Wm.
Publication
London : Privately printed, 1910.

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v. 2TextUse in library MDTF+ (Murray, C. F. Catalogue of a collection of early French books) v. 2Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308
v. 1TextUse in library MDTF+ (Murray, C. F. Catalogue of a collection of early French books) v. 1Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308
TextRestricted use *KAF+ (France) (Murray, C. F. Catalogue of a collection of early French books)Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328

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Additional Authors
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919
Description
2 volumes (1096, lxix pages, [41] leaves of plates) : ǂb illustrations, facsimiles; 29 cm
Subjects
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  • Paged continuously.
  • "One hundred copies printed."
  • Embraces the period 1475 to 1692; 2 items respectively dated 1705 and 1728 are included as containing woodcuts belonging to a much earlier period. The majority of the books were printed in France, a few from presses at Louvain, Antwerp, LaHaye, Middleburg, and Geneva being included, as most of them are in the French language. The main portion of the collection consists of books with cuts, which have been chosen as representative of book-illustration in France. See the Preface.
  • 707 entries. Full descriptions, except for the 7 works acquired from the Didot library when the catalog was ready for the press. Numerous facsimiles.
  • Indexes: I. Authors & persons mentioned. II. Titles, subjects and places. III. Printers and publishers. IV. Names of former owners.
  • Companion work to the "Catalogue of a collection of early German books in the library of C. Fairfax Murray," issued in 2 vols., 1913.
Call Number
MDTF+ (Murray, C. F. Catalogue of a collection of early French books)
LCCN
18013380
OCLC
1843590
Author
Davies, Hugh Wm., compiler.
Title
Catalogue of a collection of early French books in the library of C. Fairfax Murray, comp. by Hugh Wm. Davies.
Imprint
London : Privately printed, 1910.
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Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, collector, publisher.
Research Call Number
MDTF+ (Murray, C. F. Catalogue of a collection of early French books)
*KAF+ (France) (Murray, C. F. Catalogue of a collection of early French books)
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