CATALOGUE AND INDEXES TO THE TITLE-PAGES OF ENGLISH PRINTED BOOKS PRESERVED IN THE BRITISH LIBRARY'S BAGFORD COLLECTION.
- (London): British Museum Publications for the British Library Board, (1974).
- xxviii, 505+(1) pages
- ISBN: 0714103357
Price: $175.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 114783
The first catalogue of any part of the British Museum's Department of Printed Books to be produced by computer, an effort to test its acceptability to academic users. Preface by K.B. Gardner, Principal Keeper of Printed Books. Author's introduction notes that the Bagford Collection, assembled by John Bagford (1650-1716), featured works on printing and typography. Table of abbreviations, labels, and symbols. A listing of the collection's contents. Catalogue arranged by title pages, and indexed by title, printer/bookseller, cities, dates, Pollard and Redgrave STC entries, Wing STC entries, and "items of interest other than title pages." Guide for using the book on endpapers. Signed by author on title page.