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" The good monks, to whom this, and other valuable books belonged, were not, it seems, to be prevailed upon, by money, to part with them. It happened, however, that they were remarkably fond of Old Hock. For as much of this same Hock as was worth about... "
A Manual of Classical Bibliography: Comprising a Copious Detail of the ... - Page 693
by Joseph William Moss - 1837
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Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books, Volume 1

William Beloe - Bibliography - 1807
...the collection of a noble Earl. The anecdote which belongs to it is rather ludicrous. The good old monks, to whom this, and other valuable books belonged,...gentleman sold it again to an English dealer in books for 50l., and, doubtless, believed that he had turned his Hock to very good account. I have, nevertheless,...
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The Monthly Review

1807
...seems, to be prevailv. OCT. 1837. N cd ed upon, by money, to part with them. It happened, that tjiey were remarkably fond of Old Hock. For as much of this...gentleman sold it again to an English dealer in books for JoL, and, doubtless, believed that he had turned his Hock to very good account. I have, nevertheless,...
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Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books, Volume 1

William Beloe - Bibliography - 1814
...discovered ia a monastery in Suabia, whence it has found its way to the collection of a noble Earl. The anecdote which belongs to it is rather ludicrous....gentleman sold it again to an English dealer in books for 501., and, doubtless, believed that he had turned his Hock to very good account. I have, nevertheless,...
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A Journey Round the Library of a Bibliomaniac: Or, Cento of Notes and ...

William Davis - Bibliomania - 1821 - 96 pages
...however that they were remarkably fond of OLD HOCK, and for as much of this same HOCK as was worth seven guineas, they parted with this Virgil to a kind friend and acquaintance. This gentlemau sold it again to an English dealer in books for 'M, and doubtless believed he had turned...
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A Second Journey Round the Library of a Bibliomaniac: Or, Cento of Notes and ...

William Davis (bibliographer.) - Curiosa - 1825 - 120 pages
...however that they were remarkably fond of OLD HOCK, and for as much of this same HOCK as was worth seven guineas, they parted with this Virgil to a kind friend...gentleman sold it again to an English dealer in books for 50, and doubtless believed he had turned his Hock to very good account. I have nevertheless heard...
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An Introduction to the Knowledge of Rare and Valuable Editions of ..., Volume 2

Thomas Frognall Dibdin - Bible - 1827
...however, that they were remarkably fond of old hoch ; and for as much of this same hock as was worth seven English guineas, they parted with this Virgil...gentleman sold it again to an English dealer in books for 501, and doubtless, believed that he had turned his hock to a good account. I have nevertheless heard,"...
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An Introduction to the Knowledge of Rare and Valuable Editions of ..., Volume 2

Thomas Frognall Dibdin - Bible - 1827 - 566 pages
...remarkably fond of old hock ; and for as much of this same hock as was worth seven Englishguineas, they parted with this Virgil to a kind friend and...gentleman sold it again to an English dealer in books for 50/., and doubtless, believed that he had turned his hock to a good account. I have nevertheless heard,"...
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