HANDBOOK DER ALLGEMEINEN LITTERARGESCHICHTE NACH HEUMANNS GRUNDRIß.
Bouginé, Carl Joseph.
4 volumes (of 5).
- Zürich: bey Orell, Geßner, Füßli und Comp. 1789-1791.
- half calf, cloth backed boards, leather spine labels, five raised bands, stained paper edges
- xvi, 632 pages; (ii), 705, (3) pages ; (ii), 717+(1) pages; (ii), 774 pages
- Order Nr. 75826
- Price: $350.00 other currencies
First edition. (Vallée, 973; Besterman, 823). An ambitious bibliography of published works from the 15th to the late 18th centuries. All five volumes contain approximately 25,000 entries. Includes a foreword by the author, and biographical information about the writers and publishers. Minor water damage to Volume 1. Pale foxing in all volumes. With the small private booklabel of H.P.K. (Kraus) affixed to the front pastedown.