A Treasure house of books : the library of Duke August of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (catalogue of an exhibition held by the Grolier Club, New York, 8 December 1998-6 February 1999; Ausstellungskataloge der Herzog-August-Bibliothek, 75]
Hannover, Herzog-August-Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel, 1998
(28 cm), 270 pp., illustrations (many in colour). 58 catalogue entries. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Essays by Helwig Schmidt-Glintzer (Wolfenbüttel Profiles: Collectors in a Library), Jill Bepler (The Herzog August Library in Wolfenbüttel: Foundations for the Future), Werner Arnold (Brunswick- Wolfenbüttel and the Thirty Years War), Werner Arnold (Libraries in the Seventeenth Century), Maria von Katte (The Bibliotheca Augusta as a Growing Universe from 1586 until 1666), Nicholas Pickwoad (Bookbindings in the Bibliotheca Augusta), Helmar Hartel (Duke August and his Book Agents), Wolf-Dieter Otte (The Hunting Collector), Jill Bepler (Cultural Life at the Wolfenbüttel Court 1635-1666), Wolf-Dieter Otte (Duke August and his Revision of the Holy Bible), Jill Bepler (Herzog August and the Hartlib Circle), Wolf-Dieter Otte (The Unknown Collector: Duke August and his Cabinet of Art and Curiosities). ¶ Very good, unmarked copy.