The Resource A bibliographical dictionary : containing a chronological account, alphabetically arranged, of the most curious, scarce, useful, and important books, in all departments of literature, which have been published in Latin, Greek, Coptic, Hebrew, Samaritan, Syriac, Chaldee, Æthiopic, Arabic, Persian, Armenian, &c. from the infancy of printing to the beginning of the nineteenth century : with biographical anecdotes of authors, printers, and publishers ;--a distinct notation of the editiones principes and optimæ--and the price of each article, (where it could be ascertained) from the best London catalogues, and public sales of the most valuable libraries, both at home and abroad. : Including the whole of the fourth edition of Dr. Harwood's View of the classics, with innumerable additions and amendments. : To which are added, An essay on bibliography, with a general and particular account of the different authors on that subject, in Latin, French, Italian, German, and English--a description of their works; first, improved, and best editions--with critical judgments on the whole, extracted from the best bibliographical and typographical authorities. And an account of the best English translations of each Greek and Latin classic. : Vol. I[-VI]. : [Three lines from Richard of Bury]

A bibliographical dictionary : containing a chronological account, alphabetically arranged, of the most curious, scarce, useful, and important books, in all departments of literature, which have been published in Latin, Greek, Coptic, Hebrew, Samaritan, Syriac, Chaldee, Æthiopic, Arabic, Persian, Armenian, &c. from the infancy of printing to the beginning of the nineteenth century : with biographical anecdotes of authors, printers, and publishers ;--a distinct notation of the editiones principes and optimæ--and the price of each article, (where it could be ascertained) from the best London catalogues, and public sales of the most valuable libraries, both at home and abroad. : Including the whole of the fourth edition of Dr. Harwood's View of the classics, with innumerable additions and amendments. : To which are added, An essay on bibliography, with a general and particular account of the different authors on that subject, in Latin, French, Italian, German, and English--a description of their works; first, improved, and best editions--with critical judgments on the whole, extracted from the best bibliographical and typographical authorities. And an account of the best English translations of each Greek and Latin classic. : Vol. I[-VI]. : [Three lines from Richard of Bury]

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A bibliographical dictionary : containing a chronological account, alphabetically arranged, of the most curious, scarce, useful, and important books, in all departments of literature, which have been published in Latin, Greek, Coptic, Hebrew, Samaritan, Syriac, Chaldee, Æthiopic, Arabic, Persian, Armenian, &c. from the infancy of printing to the beginning of the nineteenth century : with biographical anecdotes of authors, printers, and publishers ;--a distinct notation of the editiones principes and optimæ--and the price of each article, (where it could be ascertained) from the best London catalogues, and public sales of the most valuable libraries, both at home and abroad. : Including the whole of the fourth edition of Dr. Harwood's View of the classics, with innumerable additions and amendments. : To which are added, An essay on bibliography, with a general and particular account of the different authors on that subject, in Latin, French, Italian, German, and English--a description of their works; first, improved, and best editions--with critical judgments on the whole, extracted from the best bibliographical and typographical authorities. And an account of the best English translations of each Greek and Latin classic. : Vol. I[-VI]. : [Three lines from Richard of Bury]
Title
A bibliographical dictionary
Title remainder
containing a chronological account, alphabetically arranged, of the most curious, scarce, useful, and important books, in all departments of literature, which have been published in Latin, Greek, Coptic, Hebrew, Samaritan, Syriac, Chaldee, Æthiopic, Arabic, Persian, Armenian, &c. from the infancy of printing to the beginning of the nineteenth century : with biographical anecdotes of authors, printers, and publishers ;--a distinct notation of the editiones principes and optimæ--and the price of each article, (where it could be ascertained) from the best London catalogues, and public sales of the most valuable libraries, both at home and abroad. : Including the whole of the fourth edition of Dr. Harwood's View of the classics, with innumerable additions and amendments. : To which are added, An essay on bibliography, with a general and particular account of the different authors on that subject, in Latin, French, Italian, German, and English--a description of their works; first, improved, and best editions--with critical judgments on the whole, extracted from the best bibliographical and typographical authorities. And an account of the best English translations of each Greek and Latin classic. : Vol. I[-VI]. : [Three lines from Richard of Bury]
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Bookseller
Subject
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Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
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EQO
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approximately 1762-1832
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Clarke, Adam
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facsimiles
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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1729-1794
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  • Baynes, W.
  • Nuttall, J
  • Harwood, Edward
  • R. & W. Dean (Firm)
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  • Rare books
  • Incunabula
  • Early printed books
  • Classical literature
  • Oriental literature
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A bibliographical dictionary : containing a chronological account, alphabetically arranged, of the most curious, scarce, useful, and important books, in all departments of literature, which have been published in Latin, Greek, Coptic, Hebrew, Samaritan, Syriac, Chaldee, Æthiopic, Arabic, Persian, Armenian, &c. from the infancy of printing to the beginning of the nineteenth century : with biographical anecdotes of authors, printers, and publishers ;--a distinct notation of the editiones principes and optimæ--and the price of each article, (where it could be ascertained) from the best London catalogues, and public sales of the most valuable libraries, both at home and abroad. : Including the whole of the fourth edition of Dr. Harwood's View of the classics, with innumerable additions and amendments. : To which are added, An essay on bibliography, with a general and particular account of the different authors on that subject, in Latin, French, Italian, German, and English--a description of their works; first, improved, and best editions--with critical judgments on the whole, extracted from the best bibliographical and typographical authorities. And an account of the best English translations of each Greek and Latin classic. : Vol. I[-VI]. : [Three lines from Richard of Bury]
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Publication
Note
  • In vols. 4-6 the title varies slightly with the languages being listed in alphabetic order, i.e., Æthiopic, Arabic, Armenian, Chaldee, Coptic, Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Persian, Samaritan, Syriac, &c
  • By Adam Clarke
  • Volumes 2-3 printed at Liverpool by J. Nuttall in 1803
  • Volumes 4-6 have imprint: Manchester, printed by R. & W. Dean & Co. for W. Baynes, no. 54, Pater-noster-Row, London. 1803[-1804]
  • Vol. 1: [vi], 288 p., [1] folded leaf of plates; v. 2: [iv], 300 p.; v. 3: [iv], 300 p.; v. 4: iv, 312 p.; v. 5: vi, 296 p.; v. 6: vii, [1], 348 p
  • Signatures: v. 1, [A]1,2,3 B-2B6; v. 2, [A]2 B-2C6; v. 3, [A]2 B-2C6; v. 4, [A]2 B-2D6; v. 5, [A]1,2,3 B-2B6 2C4; v. 6, [A]4 B-2G6. Error in signing: v. 4, leaf B1 missigned A
  • Error in paging: v. 4, p. 213 misnumbered 913
  • Errata, v. 1, p. [vi], v. 2, p. 300, v. 3, p. [iv], v. 5, p. iv-vi, and v. 6, p. [viii]
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57025270
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19 cm
Extent
6 volumes
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)57025270
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A bibliographical dictionary : containing a chronological account, alphabetically arranged, of the most curious, scarce, useful, and important books, in all departments of literature, which have been published in Latin, Greek, Coptic, Hebrew, Samaritan, Syriac, Chaldee, Æthiopic, Arabic, Persian, Armenian, &c. from the infancy of printing to the beginning of the nineteenth century : with biographical anecdotes of authors, printers, and publishers ;--a distinct notation of the editiones principes and optimæ--and the price of each article, (where it could be ascertained) from the best London catalogues, and public sales of the most valuable libraries, both at home and abroad. : Including the whole of the fourth edition of Dr. Harwood's View of the classics, with innumerable additions and amendments. : To which are added, An essay on bibliography, with a general and particular account of the different authors on that subject, in Latin, French, Italian, German, and English--a description of their works; first, improved, and best editions--with critical judgments on the whole, extracted from the best bibliographical and typographical authorities. And an account of the best English translations of each Greek and Latin classic. : Vol. I[-VI]. : [Three lines from Richard of Bury]
Publication
Note
  • In vols. 4-6 the title varies slightly with the languages being listed in alphabetic order, i.e., Æthiopic, Arabic, Armenian, Chaldee, Coptic, Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Persian, Samaritan, Syriac, &c
  • By Adam Clarke
  • Volumes 2-3 printed at Liverpool by J. Nuttall in 1803
  • Volumes 4-6 have imprint: Manchester, printed by R. & W. Dean & Co. for W. Baynes, no. 54, Pater-noster-Row, London. 1803[-1804]
  • Vol. 1: [vi], 288 p., [1] folded leaf of plates; v. 2: [iv], 300 p.; v. 3: [iv], 300 p.; v. 4: iv, 312 p.; v. 5: vi, 296 p.; v. 6: vii, [1], 348 p
  • Signatures: v. 1, [A]1,2,3 B-2B6; v. 2, [A]2 B-2C6; v. 3, [A]2 B-2C6; v. 4, [A]2 B-2D6; v. 5, [A]1,2,3 B-2B6 2C4; v. 6, [A]4 B-2G6. Error in signing: v. 4, leaf B1 missigned A
  • Error in paging: v. 4, p. 213 misnumbered 913
  • Errata, v. 1, p. [vi], v. 2, p. 300, v. 3, p. [iv], v. 5, p. iv-vi, and v. 6, p. [viii]
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
57025270
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
6 volumes
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)57025270

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