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Guide to Bibliotheca Riviana sive Catalogus Librorum 1908

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Bibliotheca Riviana sive Catalogus Librorum

Dates:

1908

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 216

Size:

1 volume

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Handwritten catalog, compiled by J. Christian Bay, of titles collected by Augustus Rivinus. Listing primarily features botanical works, but includes subjects "philologico-philosophico-historicorum, itinerariorum, inprimis autem medicorum, botanicorum et historiae naturalis scriptorum &c.rariorum quam magno studio et sumptu sibi comparavit."

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Scope Note

Handwritten catalog, compiled by J. Christian Bay, of titles collected by Augustus Rivinus. Listing primarily features botanical works, but includes subjects "philologico-philosophico-historicorum, itinerariorum, inprimis autem medicorum, botanicorum et historiae naturalis scriptorum &c.rariorum quam magno studio et sumptu sibi comparavit."

In Latin. Includes index. Inscribed: "Titulos librorum botanicorum ex exempl. orig in Bibl. Reg. Berolin. exscripsit anno 1908 [signed] J. Christian Bay." Bound in blue cloth.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 216