[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 890] Early presses and monastic libraries of north-west Europe : a catalogue of manuscripts and printed books up to A.D. 1520 : including incunabula from the collection of La Serna Santander, keeper of the Brussels Library from 1795 to 1811 View larger
Maggs Brothers (London)

[Stock catalogues, numbered series: 890] Early presses and monastic libraries of north-west Europe : a catalogue of manuscripts and printed books up to A.D. 1520 : including incunabula from the collection of La Serna Santander, keeper of the Brussels Library from 1795 to 1811

London, Maggs Brothers, 1964
(24 cm), 168 (12) pp., xlix p. of plates, illustrations. 174 items; priced. “Corrigenda and Addenda” leaf loosely inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes books from a sale conducted by Paul Van der Perre, Livres rares et précieux provenant pour la plus grande part de la bibliothèque la Serna Santander, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 7 November 1959. The catalogue is organised in four parts: Early presses of North-West Europe (items 1-95); Books from monastic libraries of North-West Europe (items 96-132); Bibliographical works by La Serna Santander and his contemporaries, Other reference works (items 133-174). Of particular interest are lots 118-131, books and manuscripts formerly in monastic libraries in England and Scotland. The catalogue contains a brief biographical notice of La Serna Santander and has nine indices. ¶ Unmarked copy.
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