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SPARFVENFELDT, Johann Gabriel -- Cataloguscenturiae librorum rarissimorum manuscript. & partim impressorum, Arabicorum, Persicorum, Turcicorum, Graecorum, Latinorum, &c.... Uppsala: J.H. Werner, 1706.
4o (234 x 182 mm). Later plain wrappers, uncut and unopened.
Catalogue of the collection formed by the diplomat and scholar, J.G. Sparfvenfeldt, which included over a hundred books and manuscripts collected on his travels in Russia, Europe, and northern Africa. He personally prepared this catalogue of his gift in 1705 to the Uppsala University Library, which constitutes the earliest catalogue of any collection in the Upsala University Library (a complete catalogue of the collections was not published until 1814). Almquist 2838.
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