Shakespeare, Sidney, and Spenser in an Early Continental Library

@article{Marr2016ShakespeareSA,
  title={Shakespeare, Sidney, and Spenser in an Early Continental Library},
  author={A. Marr},
  journal={The Library: The Transactions of the Bibliographical Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={17},
  pages={40 - 55}
}
  • A. Marr
  • Published 2016
  • History
  • The Library: The Transactions of the Bibliographical Society
  • This article presents an account of a hitherto unpublished library list in the Bibliothèque nationale de France: MS fr. 4188. The list, preceded by an inventory of mathematical instruments, provides entries for a little under 1,000 books of poetry, theology, philosophy, history, antiquarianism, mathematics, and the trivial arts, published between 1474 and 1621. The entries are distinguished by a high degree of bibliographical detail, including information about the books’ bindings. Dominated by… CONTINUE READING