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BRIDGES, John (1666-1724) -- Bibliothecae Bridgesianae Catalogus: Or, a Catalogue of the entire Library of John Bridges... London: James Tonson & John Watts, 1725, sold February-March 1726.
8o (201 x 124 mm). Engraved allegorical frontispiece by A. Motte. (Pp. 89-96 misbound between pp. 104 & 105.) Contemporary sheep-backed marbled boards.
The sale catalogue of Bridges' library, published the same year as the private catalogue (see lot 162). The collection contained over 4300 lots, and was sold between 6 February and 21 March "at his Chambers in Lincolns-Inn." PRICED in a contemporary hand.
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