A History of Bibliographies of Bibliographies

A History of Bibliographies of Bibliographies

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"[...]Gesner which he would surely have included, had he known them. An example of such a bibliography is Jacob Rueff's book on astrology. Bolduan names no title that cannot be called a bibliography in some sense. In both extent and accuracy he surpasses Spach. As comparison with Theodore Besterman, The Beginnings of Systematic Bibliography, [55] shows, this competent workman gives a good account of the bibliographies available in 1616. A dozen years later, in 1628, Franciscus Sweertius (Francis Sweerts, 1567-1629) printed a bibliography of bibliographies about as large as that by Bolduan. He does not cite his predecessors and probably did not know them. This learned Antwerp merchant and author of several scholarly works printed his[...]."s book on astrology. Bolduan names no title that cannot be called a bibliography in some sense. In both extent and accuracy he surpasses Spach. As comparison with Theodore Besterman, The Beginnings of Systematic Bibliography, [55] shows, this competent workman gives a good account of the bibliographies available in 1616. A dozen years later, in 1628, Franciscus Sweertius (Francis Sweerts, 1567-1629) printed a bibliography of bibliographies about as large as that by Bolduan. He does not cite his predecessors and probably did not know them. This learned Antwerp merchant and author of several scholarly works printed his[...]show more

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  • Paperback | 122 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 172g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507508603
  • 9781507508602