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London, Royal Society; on the library and its early printed books see de Ricci, English Collectors, 25-6, and Marie Boas Hall, The Library and Archives of the Royal Society 1660-1990 (London, 1992); Catalogue of the Library of the Royal Society (London, 1825); R. Farquharson Sharp, Catalogue of a Collection of Early Printed Books in the Library of the Royal Society (London, 1910); de Ricci notes that in 1873 the Royal Society sold books to Quaritch; this disposal might explain why certain books are not found in the 1910 catalogue; sale (London: Sotheby's, 4 May, 1925). ♦ Categorisation: Type: Person. Gender: Unknown. Dates: 1992 to unknown year. Period: 20th century.

5 entries:

  • C-146(1) Cavalca, Domenico — Della pazienza (libri II & III). — Venice: Dionysius Bertochus, 20 Dec. 1490. 4°.
  • H-142(1) Homerus — Ilias. — Brescia: Baptista Farfengus, for Franciscus Laurinus, 6 Sept. 1497. Folio.
  • I-042(2) Isocrates — Orationes [Greek]. — Milan: Uldericus Scinzenzeler, and Sebastianus de Ponte Tremulo, 24 Jan. 1493. Folio.
  • L-175(1) Lucianus Samosatensis — De praecedentia Alexandri, Hannibalis et Scipionis. — [Padua: Printer of Lucianus (H *10276), 2 Jan. 1482]. 4°.
  • T-038(1) Terentius Afer, Publius — Comoediae (comm. Aelius Donatus, Johannes Calphurnius, ed. Johannes Britannicus). — Venice: Andreas de Paltasichis, 9 Nov. 1487. Folio.

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