Catalogue of the Francis Trigge Chained Library

Catalogue of the Francis Trigge Chained Library

St Wulfram's Church, Grantham

David Walsh

Edited by John Glenn

Hardback
$130.00

Currently out of stock

D.S.Brewer

Overview

Overview

Founded in 1598 for the use of the inhabitants, this was the first library to be endowed outside an institution; the 300 or so books were acquired in Cambridge, with important implications for the study of the book trade. About a quarter of the works date from pre-1550.

Details

April 1988
8 black and white, 1 line illustrations
94 pages
27.6x21.9 cm
ISBN: 9780859912587
Format: Hardback
D.S.Brewer
BIC DSBB
BISAC LCO003000
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