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S the Reputation of the Harleian Library must,

doubtless, have raised in the Learned a Défire of viewing it before its Dispersion, the present Proprietor hopes, it will be considered as an Instance of Willingness, to gratify the Public, that the Books, enumerated in the Catalogue, will be exhibited to View at the Library in St. Mary Le Bon, from the Tenth to the Twenty-eighth of March, from Nine in the Morning to Six in the Afternoon; and intreats those Gentlemen and Ladies, who shall think this great Collection worthy of their Curiosity, not to delay the Visit beyond the Time appointed, some Interval being necessary to regulate the Books which the Spectators may displace, and to make other Preparations for the Sale, which will begin on Thursday the Seventh of April, the lowest Price marked in each Book, and continue till public Notice is given, in the News-Papers, of its Conclufion.

7 HOUGH these Volumes have been drawn up with all the Care

that could be allowed by the Necefity of Lo speedy Publication, it is intended that those, which are to succeed, shall be more methodically digested, more accurately printed, and interspersed with more frequent Obfervations ; and at the End will be added, an exact Index of all the Authors, with References to the Numbers in which they occur, after the Manner of Bullialdus's Index to the Bibliotheca Thuaniana.


In Locos communes distributus cum Indice Auctorum,

Catalogorum accuratior Notitia ita necesaria eft Polyhistori, ut Mappa-

rum Geographicarum Cognitio peregrinaturo. Morhof.
Quifquis hujismodă operis sategerit, ei non tantum multuín Tædii & La-
boris devorandum, fed minime vulgaris conferenda in evolvendis Libris
exercitatio. Fruftra id aggrediuntur qui titula tenus duntaxat fapiunt.


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