Catalogue raisonné de la collection de livres de M. Pierre Antoine Crevenna, négociant à Amsterdam [6 volumes, complete set] Soft cover - 1776
by Crevenna, Pietro Antonio Bolongaro
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Amsterdam: Pieter van Damme, & the widow of Jan van Duren at The Hague, 1776 In-4, , viii, 149 [1,] pp; , 244,  pp; 322,  pp; 328,  pp; 346  pp; , 336,  pp, engraved title vignette by Jakob van der Schley to each volume, engraved head- and tailpieces, single errata leaves to volumes 2, 3, 5 and 6, contemporary trade slip to volume 1 front free end-paper. Publisher's wrappers, all edges untrimmed (wear to spines and extremities, retaining printed label to spine of volume 4 only, light spotting and browning to end-papers and occasionally to margins. From the library of professor Cecil H. Clough (1930-2017), Reader in Medieval History, University of Liverpool. Pietro Antonio Bolongaro Crevenna (1736-1792), a Milanese tobacco merchant based in Amsterdam, amassed one of the finest private collections of its time. He compiled the catalogue himself, and it was first issued in 1775-6, privately printed in three hundred copies. A second catalogue appeared in 1789, in anticipation of the sale of the collection in 1790. Taylor, P. 238.
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- Title Catalogue raisonné de la collection de livres de M. Pierre Antoine Crevenna, négociant à Amsterdam [6 volumes, complete set]
- Author Crevenna, Pietro Antonio Bolongaro
- Binding Soft cover
- Condition Very Good
- Publisher Pieter van Damme, & the widow of Jan van Duren at The Hague, Amsterdam
- Date 1776
- Bookseller's Inventory # 008249