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REUVENS, Caspar Jacob Christian (1793-1837) -- C. LEEMANS. Bibliotheca Reuvensiana. The Hague: S. & J. Luchtmans and C.C. van der Hoek, 8 October 1838.
8o (232 x 137 mm). Title with lithographed portrait of the collector. Original blue boards, paper spine label (front cover detached).
PRICED throughout in a contemporary hand, with some buyers' names supplied. This sale catalogue is tantamount to a bibliography of Greek and Roman archeology and literature published up to that time. Reuvens, son of an eminent Dutch jurist and first himself a lawyer, became professor of Greek and Latin literature, and, in 1818, of ancient history and archaeology at Leyden. Laid-in is an invoice for approximately 50 lots acquired at the sale for J. Six, 2 pp. 8vo. Blogie IV, col. 65.
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