Catalogus historico-criticus liborum rariorum jam curis quartis recognitus et copiosa accessione ex symbolis et collatione bibliophilorum per Germaniam doctissimorum adauctus. Johannes Vogt.
Catalogus historico-criticus liborum rariorum jam curis quartis recognitus et copiosa accessione ex symbolis et collatione bibliophilorum per Germaniam doctissimorum adauctus

Catalogus historico-criticus liborum rariorum jam curis quartis recognitus et copiosa accessione ex symbolis et collatione bibliophilorum per Germaniam doctissimorum adauctus.

Hamburg: Christiani Heroldi, 1753.

Fourth Edition. Woodcut tailpieces, headpiece. [32], 736 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Contemporary half vellum and boards. Some minor edgewear, pencilled notations on endleaves, else very good. Item #41140

"A second variety of bibliographical compilation based largely on catalogues of private libraries serves both scholars and dealers. It consists in excerpting the titles of books believed to be rare and presenting them in a list...Perhaps the best known and successful compilation of this kind is Johannes Vogt, Catalogus...liborum rariorum, which had five editions between 1732 and 1793, These sixty years represent roughly the period in which compilations were most popular in Germany." Taylor pp. 42-43.

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