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Dictionaire Historique Et Critique, Par Mr. Pierre Bayle. Tome Premier (- Quatrieme, Troisieme Edition, Revue, Corrigée, Et Aumentée Par L'Auteur. A-C. (- T-Z.)

Pierre Bayle

RA Collection: Book

Record number

03/2948

Author

Imprint

A Rotterdam,: Chez Michel Bohm,, MDCCXX. Avec Privilege.

Physical Description

4 vols.; 452 mm. (Quarto).

General Note

Vol. I: [8], xx, 942 p. - Vol. II:[2], [943-]1830 p. - Vol. III: [2], [1831-]2680 p. - Vol. IV: [4], [2681-] 3132, [96] p.

Contents

Vol. I: [Half-title, t.p., dedic.] - Preface De La Premiere Edition [1696] - Avertissemens Sur La Seconde Edition [1701] - Avertissement Du Libraire Au Lecteur - Privilegie; Waerschouwinge - [Text, A-C]. - Vol. II: [Half-title, t.p.] - [Text]. - Vol. III: [Half-t., t.p.] - [Text]. - Vol. IV: [Half-t., t.p.] - [Text] - Articles Communiqués À L'Auteur - Remarques Critiques Sur Quelques Endroits De Ce Dictionaire, Communiquées Par Diverse Personnes - Liste Alphabetique Des Articles De Ce Dictionaire - Table Du Dictionaire Historique Et Critique [i.e. Table Des Matieres].

Responsibility Note

The Dictionary is not illustrated. The title-page vignette, repeated in each volume, is signed as drawn by A. vdr Werf and engraved by G. vdr Gouwen. The publication is dedicated by the publisher, Michel Bohm, to the Duc d'Orleans.

References

R. Collison, Encyclopedias: their history ... a bibliographical guide (1966).

Provenance

Acquired between 1769 and 1802. Recorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802.

Binding Note

18th-century sprinkled calf, rebacked in 2000 by J.A. Cassels; brown morocco spine-labels lettered 'Dictionaire De Bayle', spines lettered 'Tom. I. (-IV.)'.

Subject

History
Encyclopedias and dictionaries - Biography - Reference books - 18th century

Contributors

Adriaen van der Werff, draughtsman
Gilliam van der Gouwen, engraver
Michael Böhm, publisher
J.A. Cassels, binder