University Library, Cambridge: catalogue of the Library incunabula

Scope and Content

Arranged chronologically by decade from 1460 to 1500 fo. 1: 'Cat. old books', and 'John' (18th-cent. hands). fo. 2v: 'Feb. 4 1735.6 The Books in this Catalogue marked thus + appear in the University Library the day and year above-written. N. B. The Books printed in England not examined.' (In hand of John Taylor, Librarian, d. 1766.)

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Found in the Library.

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