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Farmer, Richard (1735-1797); Master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge; Librarian, Cambridge University Library; see L. J. Lloyd, `Dr. Richard Farmer 1735-97', Book Collector, 26 (1977), 524-36; David McKitterick, Cambridge University Library: A History. The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (Cambridge, 1986), 293-351; DNB; A Catalogue of the Curious, Valuable and Extensive Library... of the Late Revd Richard Farmer... (London: Thomas King, 7-16 May 1798); some books from Farmer's collection appear not to have been included in this sale; Francis Douce possessed several of Richard Farmer's books. ♦ Categorisation: Type: Person. Gender: Unknown. Dates: 1735 to 1797. Period: 18th century.

10 entries:

  • A-257(1) Andreae, Johannes — Super arboribus consanguinitatis, affinitatis et cognationis spiritualis. — Nuremberg: Friedrich Creussner, 1477. Folio.
  • B-175(1) Bernardus Claravallensis — Epistolae. — Paris: [Georg Wolf], 30 May 1494. 4°.
  • B-591(1) Bueve de Hantone — Bevis of Hampton [English]. — [Westminster: Wynkyn de Worde, c.1500]. 4°.
  • C-107(2) Cassiodorus, Flavius Magnus Aurelius — Historia ecclesiastica tripartita. — [Paris]: Georg Wolf, [c.1492]. 4°.
  • C-172(1) Chaucer, Geoffrey — The Canterbury Tales [English]. — [Westminster: William Caxton, c.1476-7]. Folio.
  • G-199(1) Gregorius I, Pont. Max. — Dialogorum libri quattuor. — Paris: Ulrich Gering and Berthold Rembolt, 6 Mar. 1494/5. 4°.
  • H-181(1) Horae ad usum Sarum (Salisbury) — [Bruges: William Caxton, c.1475]. 8°.
  • R-017(1) Raymundus de Sabunde — Theologia naturalis, sive Liber creaturarum. — Deventer: Richard Pafraet, [between 1480 and 1485]. Folio.
  • R-081(1) Robin Hood — [Westminster: Wynkyn de Worde, c.1500]. 4°.
  • V-166(1) Vocabularius — Vocabularius [French and English]. — Westminster: [William Caxton, 1480]. Folio.

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