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A Catalogue of sixteenth century printed books in the National Library of Medicine § A Catalogue of seventeenth century printed books in the National Library of Medicine § A Short title catalogue of eighteenth century printed books in the National Library of Medicine
Bethesda, U.S. Department of Health, Education & Welfare, 1967-1989. Three volumes (27 cm), I (Sixteenth century printed books, 1967): xii, 698 pp. II (Seventeenth century printed books, 1989): xiv, 1315 (1) pp. III (Eighteenth century printed books, 1979): vi, 501 (1) pp. Uniform publisher's grey cloth. - First editions. Durling's catalogue describes 4808 sixteenth-century books and broadsides, with geographical and name indexes of printers and publishers, a concordance of STC items, and an index of vernacular imprints. Krivatsy's catalogue describes approximately 3300 monographs, dissertations, broadsides, pamphlets and serials, printed between 1601 and 1700; and Blake's approximately 20,000 such items printed between 1701 and 1800. Garrison & Morton 6786.21, 6786.33. ¶ Fine set with minimal traces of use and no marks of ownership. A Catalogue of sixteenth century printed books in the National Library of Medicine;(27 cm), xii, 698 pp. Publisher's cloth. - Original edition. The entries record imperfections, ownership or manuscript notes, and bibliographical references (112 authorities are listed). "A particular feature of the Catalogue is the number of analytical entries. The 33 pages of the book devoted to Galen have 246 main entries and 205 analyticals" (from a review by L.M. Payne, in The Book Collector, Winter 1968, pp.514-518). ¶ Very good, unmarked copy.A Short title catalogue of eighteenth century printed books in the National Library of Medicine;(27 cm), vi, 501 pp. Publisher's grey cloth. - Original edition. Garrison & Morton 6786.21. ¶ Superior copy in new condition.A Catalogue of seventeenth century printed books in the National Library of Medicine;(27 cm), xiv, 1315 pp. Publisher's grey cloth. - Original edition. 13,299 entries, many with "useful annotations giving details of editors and translators; relationship with other editions if this is not clear from the title; peculiarities of the NLM copy; references to standard bibliographies; summary of contents for collective editions; etc. It is the annotation, together with the intelligent transcription of title-page, which makes this catalogue a serious reference work and not a mere book list... This is a major contribution to medical bibliography" (from a review by Roger Gaskell, in The Book Collector, Autumn 1990, pp.416-418). Garrison & Morton 6786.33. ¶ Superior copy in new condition.
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