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HARBOE, Ludvig (1709-1783) -- Bibliotheca Harboiana, sive Index Librorum Bibliothecae. Copenhagen: N. Möller, 1784, sales 19 April 1784-10 January 1785.
Three volumes bound in two, 8o (178 x 103 mm). Contemporary half sheep, paste-paper boards (some minor rubbing). Provenance: Tilhorer Grevskaset Chrisiansholm (inkstamp on titles).
PRICED, interleaved and with buyers' names in a contemporary hand. The Danish pastor Harboe had been sent to Iceland in 1746 to investigate the discipline and situation of the church. The 15,000 lots comprise Danish works, theology and, in the third part, a large selection of books by and relating to Martin Luther. (2)
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