Dr Ducarel and his Books: Was André Coltée Ducarel a Bibliomaniac?

  title={Dr Ducarel and his Books: Was Andr{\'e} Colt{\'e}e Ducarel a Bibliomaniac?},
  author={Robin Myers},
  journal={The Library: The Transactions of the Bibliographical Society},
  pages={203 - 225}
  • Robin Myers
  • Published 2018
  • History
  • The Library: The Transactions of the Bibliographical Society
André Coltée Ducarel (1713–1785) came of a French Huguenot family. His father died in 1718 leaving his widow Jeanne, née Crommelin, vulnerable to persecution and to having her young family taken from her and brought up as Catholics. André (as he was baptised) was five, his brother Jacques three, and Adrien a babe in arms when their mother fled with them to Amsterdam. In 1721 they crossed to England, the boys then aged eight, six and three, and settled in Greenwich where Huguenots of the more… Expand
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