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[INCUNABULA REFERENCE]. A Catalogue of Sixteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine. TOGETHER WITH: A Catalogue of Incunabula and Sixteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine, First Supplement by  Peter  Richard J. and Krivatsky - First Edition - 1971 - from Michael Laird Rare Books LLC (SKU: 2215)

[INCUNABULA REFERENCE]. A Catalogue of Sixteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine. TOGETHER WITH: A Catalogue of Incunabula and Sixteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine, First Supplement

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[INCUNABULA REFERENCE]. A Catalogue of Sixteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine. TOGETHER WITH: A Catalogue of Incunabula and Sixteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine, First Supplement

by Durling, Richard J. and Krivatsky, Peter

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Bethesda, MD: U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, National Library of Medicine; U.S. Govt. Printing Office, 1971. First Edition. Together 2 vols. 4to (265 x 205 mm). Ad 1: xi, 698 pp. Ad 2: v, 51 pp. Original decorated gray cloth with black embossed roundel and black and gilt lettering on spines. Some soiling and fading to covers, internally very good. Loosely inserted: Pamphlet, "The Medical Department of Crear Library," by Herman H. Henkle. Reprinted from "The Centaur of Alpha Kappa Alpha, November 1956," 12 pp. Ad 1: Indispensable catalogue with 4808 entries. With Index of Printers and Publishers (1. Geographical Index; 2. Name Index), Concordance, and Index of Vernacular Imprints. Ad 2: Catalogue of 27 incunabula and 272 sixteenth-century books that supplements the above catalogue, and also the "Catalogue of Incunabula and Manuscripts in the Army Medical Library" (1950). Â

Both volumes from the very important library of Dr. Elmer Belt, great benefactor of UCLA, with his bookplate "From the House of Belt" (and quote from Chaucer).

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Title
[INCUNABULA REFERENCE]. A Catalogue of Sixteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine. TOGETHER WITH: A Catalogue of Incunabula and Sixteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine, First Supplement
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Durling, Richard J. and Krivatsky, Peter
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U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, National Library of Medicine; U.S. Govt. Printing Office
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Bethesda, MD
Date published
1971

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