- Providence and New York: The John Carter Brown Library and Readex Books, 1980-1997.
- 8 x 10 inches
- liii,467; xlviii,954; 682; 711; 597; 852 pages.
Price: $500.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 135906
Complete set of six volumes. Entirely superseding Joseph Sabin's Bibliotheca Americana, which appeared between 1868 and 1936, European Americana is now, first of all, the most comprehensive bibliographical guide to the entire printed record of European consciousness of the Americas. With more than 30,000 entries. With number of pages and locations of copies. Also gives bibliographical references to each work. Contains a short history of Americana bibliography and indices by printers, booksellers, geographic location, author, title and subject. Volumes one and two are lightly rubbed and worn, else a near fine set. From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted.