Bibliotheca Hookiana - Record details

Language and size:Libri Latini, &c. in Folio
Lot number:74
Page number:2
Author:Saumaise, Claude
Title:Plinianae Exercitationes in C. Jul. Solini Polyhist. 2 Vol.
Publication place:Paris
Publication date:1629
Price fetched:0.8.0
Other notes:This book is on Hooke's list of desiderata on the top half of fol. 143v of British Library, MS Sloane 1039. The list can now be identified to be referring to the auction of William Cecil's library, and the book matches lot 113 on p. 17 of Bibliotheca illustris, sive, Catalogus variorum librorum . . . quorum auctio habebitur . . . Novemb. 21. 1687, available online via EEBO.
On the bottom half of fol. 143v, referring to the auction of Thomas Jacomb's library, a similar, or possibly the same, edition is listed and matches lot 133 on p. 33 of Edward Millington's Bibliotheca Jacombiana . . . quorum auctio habebitur . . . 31 die Octobris 1687, available online via EEBO.
The same 1629 edition appears on yet another list of desiderata, this time on fol. 145r of British Library, MS Sloane 1039. This particular list can now be linked to the auction of Robert Scott's library, and the book matches lot 75 on p. 67 of Benjamin Walford's Catalogus librorum Roberti Scott . . . quorum auctio habenda est . . . decimo tertio die Februarii, 1687/8, available online via EEBO. Note that this item is one of the 11 books crossed out on this list.
database ID:auct_BH_82

 

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