Sale of Dr. A. Clarke's Library

Scope and Content

'Sale of Dr. A. Clarke's Library: Desirable for the R.A.S.' - a list of items that would be helpful additions for the Royal Asiatic Society Collections, including their lot numbers and day of sale, from the Auction for the Library of Dr Adam Clarke. The author of the list has also added current prices of the items at second-hand booksellers. The Rev. Dr. Adam Clarke was a linguist, particularly in Middle Eastern and Oriental languages (including Persian, Arabic, Ethiopian, Coptic and Sanskrit) which enabled him to play an important part in the work of the Bible Society.