Catalogue général des incunables des bibliothèques publiques de France, 1: Abano – Biblia § 2: Biblia Pauperum – Commandements § 3: Compaignies – Gregorius Magnus View larger
Pellechet (Marie Léontine Catherine), 1840-1900; Polain (Marie-Louis Félix Alphonse), 1866-1933; Baumeister (Ursula); Charon-Parent (Annie), born 1950; Coq (Dominique), born 1948; Coron (Antoine), born 1948; Labarre (Albert), 1927-2010, compilers

Catalogue général des incunables des bibliothèques publiques de France, 1: Abano – Biblia § 2: Biblia Pauperum – Commandements § 3: Compaignies – Gregorius Magnus

Paris, Alphonse Picard et Fils, 1897-1909
Three volumes (27 cm), I (1897): xiii, 602 pp. Entries 1-2386. II (1905): xviii, 593 pp. Entries 2387-3888. III (1909): viii, 653 (4) pp. Entries 3889-5394. Uniformly bound in contemporary half-morocco. - Pellechet-Polain is an incompleted union catalogue of incunabula in French libraries. The remainder of the alphabet (authors Gregorius IX - Zutphania, entry nos. 5395-11,887) was not issued until 1970 (in 23 volumes, a facsimile of Louis Polain’s manuscript). ¶ Leather decaying, joints cracked, but still sound.

Offered with Bibliothèque nationale (France), Catalogue des incunables. Tome 2: H - Z et Hebraica. Paris: Bibliothèque Nationale, 1981-1985. Four volumes (27 cm), as issued, in publisher’s printed wrappers. - The BnF’s “Catalogue des incunables” is an authoritative guide to one of the three great collections of fifteenth-century printed books (approximately 8500 editions in 12,000 copies). The editors commenced with the letter H, since the Library’s copies of authors A-G were recorded by Pellechet & Polain. They afterwards turned to the earlier part of the alphabet, and three more fascicules (Tome 1, Fasc. 1-3) have been published 1992-2006; those fascicules can be supplied on request. ¶ Fine copies.

Subjects
Printing - Europe, 1455-1500
Rare books - Collections, France - Bibliothèque nationale
Rare books - Collections, France - Censuses
Authors/Creators
Baumeister, Ursula, compiler
Bibliothèque nationale (France)
Charon-Parent, Annie, born 1950, compiler
Coq, Dominique, born 1948, compiler
Coron, Antoine, born 1948, compiler
Labarre, Albert, 1927-2010, compiler
Pellechet, Marie Léontine Catherine, 1840-1900
Polain, Marie-Louis Félix Alphonse, 1866-1933
Owners
Bibliothèque nationale (France)
ISBN
2717716092
2717716106
2717717005
9782717716092 (vol. 3)
9782717716092 (vol.1)
9782717716108 (vol. 2)
9782717717006 (vol. 4)
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  • Pellechet (Marie Léontine Catherine), 1840-1900; Polain (Marie-Louis Félix Alphonse), 1866-1933

    Catalogue général des incunables des bibliothèques publiques de France, 1: Abano – Biblia § 2: Biblia Pauperum – Commandements § 3: Compaignies – Gregorius Magnus

    Paris, Alphonse Picard et Fils, 1897-1909
    Three volumes (28 cm), I (1897): xiii, 602 pp. Entries 1-2386. II (1905): xviii, 593 pp. Entries 2387-3888. III (1909): viii, 653 (4) pp. Entries 3889-5394. Uniformly bound in contemporary half-morocco. - Union catalogue of incunabula in French libraries. The remainder of the alphabet (Gregorius IX - Zutphania, entries 5395-11,887) was not published until 1970 (in 23 volumes, a facsimile reprint of Louis Polain’s manuscript). ¶ Leather decaying, joints cracked, but still sound.
  • Bibliothèque nationale (France)
    Baumeister (Ursula); Charon-Parent (Annie), born 1950; Coq (Dominique), born 1948; Coron (Antoine), born 1948; Labarre (Albert), 1927-2010, compilers

    Catalogue des incunables. Tome 2: H – Z et Hebraica

    Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, 1981-1985
    Four volumes (27 cm), I (H-L, 1981): 198 pp. Bifolium (half-title: Catalogue des Incunables; title-page: Tome II H-Z et Hebraica, dated 1985) loosely inserted. II (M-O, 1982): pp.[199]-354. III (P-R, 1983): pp.[355]-528 (2). IV (S-Z et Hebraica, 1985): pp.[529]-783 (1). “Additions & Corrections” loosely inserted (16 leaves, printed rectos only). [4] pp. Uniform publisher’s printed wrappers. - An authoritative guide to one of the three great collections of fifteenth-century printed books (approximately 8500 editions in 12,000 copies). The editors commenced with the letter H, since the Library’s copies of authors A-G are recorded in Pellechet & Polain’s Catalogue général des incunables des bibliothèques publiques de France (Paris 1897-1909). They afterwards turned to the earlier part of the alphabet, and three fascicules have so far appeared (Tome 1, Fasc. 1-3, 1992-2006; those fascicules can be supplied on request). ¶ Fine copies.
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