In boards, Uncut
Bibliotheca Spenceriana; or, a Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century, and of Many Valuable First Editions in the Library of George John Earl Spencer K.G.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees & Co. Printed at the Shakespeare Press, 1814-15.
First edition. Illustrated. Armorial frontispiece, numerous plates, text printed in red and black. 4 vols. 4to. In boards, Uncut. Original boards, printed spine labels, uncut and unpressed. Minor wear and foxing. Bookplate of R.P. Kemp. Blue cloth slipcases. A remarkable survival Jackson 36; Windle A25. Item #302943
Dibdin’s elaborate catalogue of the library of the second Earl Spencer, one of the great book collectors of his or any time. T.F. Dibdin (1776-1847) was for many years Spencer’s librarian and produced the four-volume catalogue in 1814-1815. Three subsequent supplementary voluems were issued in 1822-3 (not present).
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