Bibliotheca Ratcliffiana : A Catalogue of the Elegant and Truly Valuable Library of John Ratcliffe /

The library of the chandler John Ratcliffe (1707–76) was amassed before the onset of 'bibliomania', and perfectly illustrates the last days of a period of book collecting when scholars and commoners could hope to compete with wealthy noblemen. The collection contained over a hundred incuna...

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Language:English
Published: Place of publication not identified : publisher not identified, 1776.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press
Series:Cambridge library collection. History of printing, publishing and libraries.
Online Access:http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781107325326
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Institution: University and Regional Library of Tyrol
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