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LE ROUX DE LINCY (Antoine J. V.). Researches Concerning Jean Grolier, his Life and his Library. With a Partial Catalogue of his Books by A.-J.-V. Le Roux de Lincy. Edited by Baron Roger Portalis, Translated and Revised by Carolyn Shipman.1907

New York: The Grolier Club, Second revised edition, 4to (300 x 215 mm), xlv, [1], 386, [2]pp., one of 300 copies, 14 plates and the descriptions printed opposite are all on Japanese paper and are beautifully printed in gold and many colours, blue half crushed morocco, extremities quite heavily rubbed, unopened, uncut. A classic monograph on Grolier's life and his library. Contains Le Roux de Lincy's Catalogue of Grolier's Library enlarged by Count Portalis with some 200 items discovered since the first appearance of the Catalogue in 1866; also Le Roux de Lincy's List of Libraries, Ancient and Modern, Public and Private, that have contained, or that now contain, volumes from the Library of Jean Grolier, considerably augmented and supplemented by a list concerning English Libraries, whereas Portalis left the Researches and the Biography of Grolier by Le Roux unchanged.

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