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DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE

OF A VALUABLE

COLLECTION OF BOOKS,

IN VARIOUS LANGUAGES,

AND ALMOST EVERY

Branch of Science and Literature :
Including some pretty large Importations from several Parts of the

Continent, during the Years 1816-1817;-:21;

MANY

FINE SPECIMENS OF EARLY TYPOGRAPHY;

A CHOICE COLLECTION OF

POLYGLOTS, BIBLES, TESTAMENTS, AND BIBLICAL

LITERATURE IN GENERAL;

LIKEWISE A VALUABLE

Collection of Select, Critical, and Rare Editions of the Classics.

TOGETHER WITH A PRETTY EXTENSIVE ASSEMBLAGE OF SCARCE AND VALUABLE
ENGLISH BOOKS, AND MANY MODERN ENGLISH WORKS OF

STANDARD REPUTE, AT REDUCED PRICES.

Interspersed with Critical Remarks, and occasional Biographical Notices ;

AND THE WHOLE NOW SELLING AT THE PRICES AFFIXED,

By J. Sans, Darlington

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Compluti.

1514.

CATALOGUES, PRICE 6s. 6d. TO BE HAD AT THE PLACE OF SALE; AND

OF LACKINGTON AND CO. FINSBURY-SQUARE ; AND
LONGMAN AND CO., PATERNOSTER-ROW,

LONDON,

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advertisement.

Amongst the 12mo. and 8vo. Classes of the present Catalogue, as well as the larger sizes, there are many articles of Rarity and Interest. The examination therefore of those also, may, in some degree, repay the labour of any noble, or other eminent Collectors, of distinguished literary taste, for whom this Country is, perhaps above any other, remarkable.

The Supplement, or Appendix, is particularly rich in scarce articles.

The Titles of the Books are often, especially of the more scarce, copied at length, or nearly so. This will account for the style being frequently rather quaint, or antiquated.

To those who have not attended much to the study of Bibliography, this Catalogue may be interesting and useful, as containing descriptions of a variety of rare works, with the prices attached, and critiques on many of them, collected from our own most celebrated, as well as from Foreign, Bibliographers.

The Compiler living at a distance from the Press, several typographical errors have, he observes with regret,

These, he believes, the candid reader will kindly

crept in.

excuse.

DARLINGTON, 1822.

[Only 250 Copies printed.]

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