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ID no. of Reference BETA bibid 5334
Format libro. referencia. impreso
Title Bibliotheca Spenceriana; or, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century and of many Valuable Additions in the Library of George John Earl Spencer , K.G., &c. &c. &c.
Associated persons Thomas Frognall Dibdin (comp.)
Place / Publisher London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Co. [et. al.]
Date / Location 1814-23:
Volumes 7
Note OskiCat: “Title varies:

v. 1-4, Bibliotheca Spenceriana; or, A descriptive catalogue of the books printed in the fifteenth century, and of many valuable first editions, in the library of George John, earl of Spencer … By the Reverand Thomas Frognall Dibdin … London, Printed for the author, by W. Bulmer and co, Shakspeare press and published by Longman, Hurst, Rees & co. [etc.] 1814-15.

--v. 5-6, Aedes Althorpianae; or, An account of the mansion, books and pictures, at Althorp; the residence of George John, earl of Spencer … To which is added a supplement to the Bibliotheca Spenceriana … by the Rev. Thomas Frognall Dibdin … London, Printed by W. Nicol, Shakespeare press, 1822.

--v. 7, A descriptive catalogue of the books printed in the fifteenth century, lately forming part of the library of the Duke di Cassano Serra, and now the property of George John, earl of Spencer … with a general index of authors and editions contained in the present volume, and in the Bibliotheca Spenceriana and Aedes Althorpianae … by the Rev. Thomas Frognall Dibdin … London, Printed for the author by W. Nicol, Shakspeare press, 1823.

The entire Spencer collection (about 40,000 volumes) was purchased by Mrs. Rylands in 1892, and now forms part of the John Rylands library, Manchester. A catalog, by Gordon-Duff, was issued in 1899 (3 v. 30 cm.)

Block books, v. 1, p. 1-lii; Bibles, v. 1, p. 1-132 (nos. 7-52); Caxtons, v. 4, p. 171-350 (nos. 836-883); Wynkyn de Worde, v. 4, p. 395-416 (nos. 900-912)”
Held by Berkeley: U. of California (MAIN) Z240 S6 (OskiCat)
Source of Data for MSS, Editions, or Copies copid 3104 Ed.: Manchester: John Rylands, JRULM 18508. Zaragoza: Pablo Hurus, 1495-05-06. Manuel Dies, baron de Andilla, Libro de albeitería (tr. Martín Martínez de Ampiés), traducido 1495-05-06 ad quem.
Source of Data for Persons bioid 6305 Charles Lewis, encuadernador London (1815 - 1830)
bioid 6304 Luigi Cassano Serra, duca
Record Status Created 2011-07-21
Updated 2011-10-14