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Author Walsby, Malcolm.
Title Documenting the Early Modern Book World : Inventories and Catalogues in Manuscript and Print.
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2013.

Author Walsby, Malcolm.
Series Library of the Written Word - The Handpress World
Library of the Written Word - The Handpress World.
Subject Bibliography -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.
Bibliography -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Bibliography -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Early printed books -- Europe -- Catalogs -- History.
Library catalogs -- Europe -- History.
Private libraries -- Europe -- History.
Booksellers' catalogs -- Europe -- History.
Book collecting -- Europe -- History.
Book industries and trade -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.
Book industries and trade -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Alt Name Constantinidou, Natasha.
Description 1 online resource (432 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents Documenting the Early Modern Book World; Copyright; Contents; Notes on Contributors; List of Figures, Tables and Illustrations; 1. Book Lists and Their Meaning; PART I: UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES; 2. Learned Benefaction: Science, Civility and Donations of Books and Instruments to the Bodleian Library before 1605; 3. The Legacy of Josephus Justus Scaliger in Leiden University Library Catalogues, 1609-1716; PART II: INDIVIDUALS; 4. Books Fit for a Portuguese Queen: The Lost Library of Catherine of Austria and the Milan Connection (1540).
5. The Library of the Breton Jurist and Historian Bertrand d'Argentre in 15826. The Heinsiana-Almost a Seventeenth-Century Universal Short Title Catalogue; 7. Printed Autobibliographies from the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries; PART III: SOCIAL GROUPS; 8. The Market for Books in Early Modern Norway: The Case of Juridical Literature; 9. The Book Inventories of Servite Authors and the Survey of the Roman Congregation of the Index in Counter-Reformation Italy; 10. Pastoral Care and Cultural Accuracy: Book Collections of Secular Clergy in Three Southern Italian Dioceses.
PART IV: THE BOOKTRADE11. The Book Inventory of the Sixteenth-Century Krakow Bookbinder, Maciej Przywilcki; 12. Reading the History of the Academia Venetiana through Its Book Lists; 13. The Inventory of Beatriz Pacheco's Bookshop (Santiago De Compostela, 1563); 14. Oil and Green Ginger. The Zornale of the Venetian Bookseller Francesco de Madiis, 1484-1488; Index.
Summary This volume examines a number of different book lists from a variety of European countries during the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It offers a wide-ranging re-evaluation of one of the most interesting and underused resources for early modern book history.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9789004258907 (electronic bk.)
9004258906 (electronic bk.)
9004258892 (cloth)
9789004258891 (cloth)
9781306070904 (MyiLibrary)
1306070902 (MyiLibrary)
OCLC # 862050323
Additional Format Print version: Walsby, Malcolm. Documenting the Early Modern Book World : Inventories and Catalogues in Manuscript and Print. Leiden : BRILL, 2013 9789004258891

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