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Chethamensis Complete Catalogues of Manchester's Chetham's Library in 6 volumes.
1791. Collector's item; Chethamensis; the complete set of the catalogues of the Chetham's Library, Manchester, (1791-1883) issued in six volumes all first edition in original and modern hardcover bindings. Better than good condition. All books tightly bound. Volume 1, published by J. Harrop, Manchester, 1791; author John Radcliffe. Rebound; tight and square pages; front-piece of Sir Humphrey Chetham. (usually missing) xvi. 367pp a few have foxing. Volume 2, published by J. Harrop, Manchester, 1791; author John Radcliffe. Older binding than Volume-1 and tight bound. Pagination continues to 622. Minimal foxing. Volume 3 published by Henry Smith, Manchester, 1876, author William Parr Greswell, Older binding than volume 2. Tightly Bound; light scuffing with age. Contains volume III of the catalogue, ix , 174pp., with indexes to the three volumes - Primus 115pp; Secundus 86pp;. Tertius 48pp. Volume 4, published by Charles S Simms, Manchester 1827, author Thomas Jones. Bound as Volume-2; Foxing on a dozen pages; Catalogues lithographs of 1603 & 1604 quartos of Hamlet; vii, 466pp. Volume 5, published by Charles S Simms, Manchester 1828, author Thomas Jones, "Index" 517pp. Bound as Volumes 2 & 4. Volume 6, published by Charles S Simms, Manchester, 1883, author Anon "Books and Manuscripts added between the years 1863 and 1881 including the collection of John Byrom , M.A., F.R.S. and all the MSS." 382pp. This volume was unbound until recently and has been bound to match Volume-1. Beautifully fresh. The books weigh 4.5 kg, are a uniform 22cm x 15cm and take up 20cm of shelf space. Two … [Click Below for Full Description]
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