The Huth library : A catalogue of the printed books, manuscripts, autograph letters, and engravings, collected by Henry Huth, with collations and bibliographical descriptions. Volume 4

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Type of resource text
Form print
Place England
Publisher Ellis and White
Publication date 1880
Issuance monographic
Language English

Creators/Contributors

Associated with Huth, Henry
Associated with Ellis, Frederick Startridge
Associated with Hazlitt, William Carew

Subjects

Subject Shakespeare, William > Bibliography
Subject Bibliography
Subject Early printed books > Bibliography
Subject Incunabula > Bibliography > Catalogs
Subject Manuscripts > Great Britain > Catalogs
Subject Prints > England > London > Bibliography > Catalogs
Subject Autographs > Great Britain > Collections
Subject English literature > Bibliography > Catalogs
Subject Voyages and travels > Bibliography > Catalogs
Subject Catalogs
Genre Bibliography
Genre Bibliography

Bibliographic information

Note Paged continuously.
Note Large paper edition.
Note "130 copies only printed for sale."
Note In 1871, Mr. Huth engaged W. C. Hazlitt and F. S. Ellis to catalog his collection, the former cataloging English works, and the latter foreign. The catalog was completed and sent to press in 1876. Every sheet as printed was revised by Mr. Huth. By Dec. 1878, when he died, he had printed was revised by Mr. Huth. By Dec. 1878, when he died, he had revised only up to sheet 5U, about half the work. After Mr. Huth's death, Mr. Ellis, who had edited the work from the time it was sent to press, carried it on alone. cf. Pref. (signed: Alfred H. Huth)
Note "The ... varied collection was especially rich in voyages, Shakespearean and early English literature and in early Spanish and German works. The Bibles ... included nearly every edition especially prized by collectors, and the manuscripts and prints were among the most beautiful of their kind."--Dict. nat. biog.
Date/Sequential designation 0004
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LCCN 11029486
Title ID RBT0222
Name Huth
Location https://purl.stanford.edu/qz463vq3300

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