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Thorold, Sir John Hayford (1773-1831), 10th Bt; the collection at Syston Park was begun by Sir John Thorold (1734-1815), the 9th Bt, who mainly collected Elzeviers; the 10th Bt collected incunabula; see Contributions Towards a Dictionary of English Book-Collectors, part II, Sept. 1892, by Michael Kerney, pp. 2-3; Fletcher, Collectors, 233-5; de Ricci, English Collectors, 159-60, with illustration of book-plate, pl. viii; Complete Baronetage, ed. G. E. C., II (Exeter, 1902), 193; on the library see also Tim Knox, `Sir John Thorold's Library at Syston Park, Lincolnshire: Bronzes for a Bibliomaniac', Apollo, 146 no. 427 (1997), 24-31; Roy Strong and others, The Destruction of the Country House 1875-1975 (London, 1974), pls 120, 284; sale (London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 12-20 Dec. 1884, 3 July 1899). ♦ Categorisation: Type: Person. Gender: Unknown. Dates: 1773 to 1831. Period: 18th century to 19th century.

9 entries:

  • A-520(1) Augustinus Hipponensis — De civitate dei. — Venice: Johannes and Vindelinus de Spira, 1470. Folio.
  • B-600(1) Burlaeus, Gualtherus — Expositio in Artem veterem Porphyrii et Aristotelis (ed. Simon Alexandrinus). — Venice: Christophorus Arnoldus, [c.1476-8]. Folio.
  • C-005(2) Caesar, Gaius Julius — Commentarii. — Venice: Nicolaus Jenson, 1471. Folio.
  • C-290(1) Cicero, Marcus Tullius — De finibus bonorum et malorum. — Venice: Filippo di Pietro, 6 Nov. 1480. Folio.
  • D-103(2) Dioscorides — De materia medica. — Venice: Aldus Manutius, July 1499. Folio.
  • G-020(2) Galenus, Claudius — Therapeutica. — Venice: [Zacharias Callierges, for] Nicolaus Blastos, 5 Oct. 1500. Folio.
  • G-161(2) Gnomae Monostichae Ex Diversis Poetis (ed. Johannes Lascaris) — [Florence: Laurentius (Francisci) de Alopa, Venetus, c.1494-6]. 4°.
  • G-244(1) Gregorius IX, Pont. Max — Decretales, cum glossa. — Venice: Andreas Torresanus de Asula, 4 Mar. 1498. 8°.
  • R-057(1) Reuchlin, Johannes — Vocabularius breviloquus, et al. — Lyons: Petrus Ungarus, 1482. Folio.

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