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Author Edwards, James, 1756-1816.

Title Bibliotheca Parisiana : A catalogue of a collection of books, formed by a gentleman in France, not less conspicuous for his taste in distinguishing, than for his zeal in acquiring, whatever, of this Kind, was most perfect, curious, or scarce. It includes many first editions of the classicks ; books magnificently printed on vellum, with illuminated paintings; manuscripts on vellum, embellished with rich miniatures; books of natural History, with the subjects coloured in the best manner, or with the original drawings; and books of the greatest splendour and rareness in the different classes of literature. To these are added, from another Grand Collection, selected Articles of high Value. The Whole are in the finest Condition, and in Bindings superlatively rich. They will be sold by auction, in London, on Monday the 26th of March, 1791, And the Five Days following, To be viewed the Week preceding- Catalogues to be had of Mr. Edwards, No. 102, Pall Mall, London; of Mr. Laurent, Rue de la Harp, Paris; and of the principal booksellers throughout Europe. .

Published [London] : [From the press of J. Cooper, No.31, Bow Street, Covent Garden], [1791]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description viii,164 pages ; 8⁰
Notes With a half-title.
Preface signed: J. Edwards.
Imprint from undated colophon.
"Parisiana" refers to the collector's name, i.e. Jean Baptiste Paris de Meyzieu.
A French version, 'Bibliotheca elegantissima, Parisina [sic]', had previously been issued in Paris in 1790.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns.
Notes Great Britain England London.
Subject Paris d'Illens. -- Library -- Catalogs.
Paris de Meyzieu, Jean Baptiste, -1778. -- Library -- Catalogs.
Loménie de Brienne, Etienne Charles de, 1727-1794. -- Library -- Catalogs.
Manuscripts -- Catalogs.
Rare books -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.
Private libraries -- France -- Catalogs.
Early printed books -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.