Documenting the Early Modern Book World : Inventories and Catalogues in Manuscript and Print.

This volume examines a number of different book lists from a variety of European countries during the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It offers a wide-ranging re-evaluation of one of the most interesting and underused resources for early modern book history.

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Main Author: Walsby, Malcolm.
Other Authors: Constantinidou, Natasha.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Leiden : BRILL, 2013.
Series:Library of the Written Word - The Handpress World.
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Table of Contents:
  • Documenting the Early Modern Book World; Copyright; Contents; Notes on Contributors; List of Figures, Tables and Illustrations; 1. Book Lists and Their Meaning; PART I: UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES; 2. Learned Benefaction: Science, Civility and Donations of Books and Instruments to the Bodleian Library before 1605; 3. The Legacy of Josephus Justus Scaliger in Leiden University Library Catalogues, 1609-1716; PART II: INDIVIDUALS; 4. Books Fit for a Portuguese Queen: The Lost Library of Catherine of Austria and the Milan Connection (1540). 5. The Library of the Breton Jurist and Historian Bertrand d'ArgentreĢ in 15826. The Heinsiana-Almost a Seventeenth-Century Universal Short Title Catalogue; 7. Printed Autobibliographies from the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries; PART III: SOCIAL GROUPS; 8. The Market for Books in Early Modern Norway: The Case of Juridical Literature; 9. The Book Inventories of Servite Authors and the Survey of the Roman Congregation of the Index in Counter-Reformation Italy; 10. Pastoral Care and Cultural Accuracy: Book Collections of Secular Clergy in Three Southern Italian Dioceses. PART IV: THE BOOKTRADE11. The Book Inventory of the Sixteenth-Century Krakow Bookbinder, Maciej Przywilcki; 12. Reading the History of the Academia Venetiana through Its Book Lists; 13. The Inventory of Beatriz Pacheco's Bookshop (Santiago De Compostela, 1563); 14. Oil and Green Ginger. The Zornale of the Venetian Bookseller Francesco de Madiis, 1484-1488; Index.