Lot n°0265

HALKETT (Samuel), LAING (John), KENNEDY (James). - Dictionary of the Anonymous and Pseudonymous Literature of Great Britain. Including the works of foreign writers in, or translated into the English [Suivi de - Followed by] Dictionary Anonymous and Pseudonymous English Literature (Samuel Halkett and John Laing). Edinburgh, William Paterson, Oliver and Boyd, 1882-1932, 5 vol., pleine toile bleue d'édition et rouge pour le supplément. Première édition. Exemplaire de la librairie Borough of Chorley avec ex-libris. "First edition of the best bibliography of anonymously or pseudonymously published English works begun by Halkett, librarian of the Faculty of Advocates, Edinburgh. After his death the manuscript was augmented to more than double its size by Laing, librarian of New College, Oxford, whose daughter Catherine saw it into print after his death" (Breslauer and Folter). Le 5e volume est le supplément de l'édition de 1932 que l'on ne trouve généralement pas accompagnant la présente édition.
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