Agrippa (Cornelius). Account of some of his works, 19
D'Aguesseau (Chancellor). Account of his Library, 72
Alphonso. An obstinate literary character, 14
Ames (Joseph), 340
Ancillon. Pillage of his library, 522
Antonio (Nicolas). See Bibliographical Index.
Arch (Messrs. John and Arthur). Their purchase of Sandford's Genealogical History, l.p., 492
Aristotle's Works— printed upon vellum, 519
Ascham, (Roger). His 'Schoolmaster' commended, 283
Ashmole (Elias). Some account of, 293-296
Askew (Dr. Anthony). Some account of, with specimens of his library, 388-391
Audiffredi (Jean Baptiste). See Bibliographical Index.
Bacon (Roger, or Friar), 180-183
Bacon (Sir Nathaniel). Libellous character of, 237
Baltimore (Lord). His 'Gaudia Poetica,' 532
Barthélémy (Abbé). Catalogue of his library, 74
Bartholin. See Bibliographical Index.
Beloe (Rev. Mr.). See Bibliographical Index.
Benedict (Biscop), 165
Benet (Sir John). Assists Sir T. Bodley in erecting the Bodl. Library, 275
Berryer (Mons.). His care and skill in having his books bound, 513
Beughem. See Bibliographical Index.
Bibles. Ancient English, 238
Bibliographers. Character of aspersed, 483
|Symptoms of the
Disease so called;
being a passion for
|Probable Means of
the Cure of
Black Letter. Passion for books printed in the, 527-531
Blandford (Marquis of). His zeal in collecting books printed by Caxton, 322
Blenheim. Account of the library there, 321
Blount (Thomas). See Bibliographical Index.
Bodoni. Beauty of his books printed upon vellum, 520
Books. Ancient prices of, 114-119
of terror. Their effects upon young minds, 202-204
Skill of the Ferrar family in binding, 289-292
Account of ancient binding of, 117-119
Skill in modern book-binding, 513, 514
Importation of in barrels, 190
Sales of by public auction, 304-308, 457
Printed upon vellum, 321, 322, 352, 515-519
upon satin, 512
in the black letter, 527-531
for private distribution, 532-534
at private presses, 533-539
Book-Story. A romantic one, 358-361
Braithwait (Richard). His poetry commended, 299-301
Brand (Rev. John). Account of his library, 452-454
Bridges (John). Sale of his library, 362
Bure (Guillaume François De, and Guill. le Jeune De). See Bibliographical Index.
Burton (Robert), 286
Butler (Mr. Charles). His literary character, 34
Caille (Jean de La). See Bibliographical Index.
Cambridge. Catalogue of the books contained in the University wanted, 319
Carlisle (Earl of). His "Father's Revenge," 532
Casiri. See Bibliographical Index.
Chess. Game of, described, 155-163
Chevillier (Andrew). See Bibliographical Index.
Chi Ho-am-ti. An incendiary of libraries, 27
Chivalry and Romances. Books relating thereto, 152-154
Christie (John). His "Dissertation on Etruscan Vases," 532
Chronicles, Ancient. Reprints of, 337
Cinelli (John). See Bibliographical Index.
Clavel (Robert). His book-catalogues, 306
Clerk, or Clergyman. Regulations concerning, 151
Clungeon (John), 288
Cobham (Thomas, Bishop of Worcester), 192
Colbert (J.B.). Catalogue of his library, 78
Collins (Anthony). Sale of his library, 363
Conringius (Herman). See Bibliographical Index.
Conybeare (Rev. Mr.). His Copy of Lord Surrey's Translation of part of the Æneid, 241
Coryate (Thomas), 281
Cotton (Sir Robert). Some account of, 267-269
Covent Garden Theatre. Quarrels relating thereto, 17
Crevenna Library. Catalogues of, 79
Crofts (Rev. Thomas). Account of his library, 396-398
Cromwell (Thomas). His conduct in respect to the Reformation, 229
Crowles. His copy of an illustrated Pennant, 499
Dalrymple (Alexander). Sale of his library, 458
Denis (Michael). See Bibliographical Index.
Devonshire (late Duchess of). Her "Mount St. Gothard," 532
Didot. Skill of his printing upon vellum, 521
Dodd (James William). Account of his library, 403
Dormer (General). Catalogue of his library, 375
Douce (Francis). His partiality for a foreign bibliographical work, 55
Preparation of the Lansdowne collection of MSS., 90
Account of Wolsey's property, 225
Skill in Old English and French literature, 531
Criticisms on his "Illustrations of Shakspeare," &c., ib.
Dramatica Notitia, 456
Dream. Lysander's, 473-480
Dyson (Henry), 302
Education of Youth, 282-285
Edward the First, 183
Edwards (Mr.). His copy of the Catalogue of the Crevenna Library, 79
zeal in the importation of foreign books of rarity and value, 90
copy of the first edition of Livy — upon vellum, 519
Catalogues commended, 123
In possession of the Bedford Missal, 191
His painting of Erasmus and Froben by Fuseli, 223
communication respecting Count M'Carthy's books, 518
Episode. What is meant thereby, 105
Erasmus. Some account of, 222-224
Painting of him and Froben, 223
Print of his study, 224
Rude wood-cut portrait of him, ib.
A copy of his first edition of the Gr. Test. — upon vellum, 225
Editions of his words, 222
Eugene (Prince). His magnificent library, 322
Evans (Mr. R.H.). His edition of Old English Ballads, 267, 320
A respectable vender of classical books, 308
His copy of his Recueil des Historiens des Gaules, 492
His reprint of Hakluyt's Voyages, 550
Fabricius (John Albert). See Bibliographical Index.
Fabricius (John). See Bibliographical Index.
Falconer (William). Poem of the Shipwreck printed upon satin, 512
Farmer (Rev. Richard, D.D.). Account of his library, 423-426
Faulkener (Henry). A skilful and honest book-binder, 199
Ferdinand. A romantic book-story concerning, 358-361
Ferrar Family. Their attachment to books, and skill in book-binding, 289-292
Fillingham (late Mr. William). His library and character of, 403
First Editions. Passion for collecting, 521-525
Fishing. Whether a merry or contemplative art, 126
Fitzwilliam (Lord Viscount). His collection of Rembrandt's Prints, 509
Fletewode (Serjeant William). Account of his monastic library, 386
Florizel. His attachment to hawking, &c., 543
Fopling (Sir). His periwig, 122
Gaddius. His bibliographical work, 39
Gifford (Mr. William). His edition of Massinger, 550
forthcoming edition of Ben Jonson, ib.
Gilbie (Anthony). His character of Henry the Eighth, 215
Gilchrist (Octavius). His edition of Bp. Corbett's Poems, 550
Glastonbury Monastery Library, 178
Godstow Nunnery Library, ib.
Golden Legend, by Caxton, 198
Goldsmyd (Mr. John Lewis). His vellum copy of "Le Passe Temps," &c., 203
Gonzalo. A vain literary character, 12
Gough (Richard). Sale of his library, 460
Goujet (Claude Peter). See Bibliographical Index.
Grailes. Definition of, 150
Granger (Rev. James). His Biographical History of England, 500
Grenville (Right Hon. Thomas). His large-paper copy of Hist. Steph. & Vit. Typ. Paris, 47
His large-paper copy of Renouard, 69
A similar copy of the Vallière Catalogue, 97
A similar copy of Sandford's Genealogical History, 492
A similar copy of Strype's Annals, 492
Grenville Homer. Published by the Grenville Family, 491
Harris (Mr. William). His catalogue of the Royal Institution Library commended, 99
His correction of the press for Reed's edition of Shakspeare, 427
In possession of Mr. Boydell's copy of the original head of Shakspeare, 428
His copy of the Lamoignon catalogue, 84
Hastings (Henry). Some account of, 287
Hawker-Pilgrim. Wood-cut of, 544
Hear! Hear! Explanation of this phrase, 37
Heber (Mr. Richard). His copy of "The Debate between the Heraldes," 11
of Oliver of Castille, 154
of Froissart by Eustace, 202
manuscript of Skelton's "Image of Ypocrisy," 226
copy of Maunsell's Catalogue, 280
of the first Aldine Aristophanes, 297
of the catalogue of Britton's books, 333
of the catalogues of T. Rawlinson's books, 344
Heinecken. See Bibliographical Index.
Heinsius (Nicholas). Catalogue of his library, 82
Henry (Rev. Robert, D.D.). Character of his History of Great Britain, 145-147
Henry the Second. Trevisa's character of, 175
Henry the Fifth. Warlike character of, 193
Henry the Sixth, 194
Henry the Seventh, 202-206
Henry the Eighth, 215-217
Herman (Bishop of Salisbury), 175
History, Ancient English. Neglect of the study of, 550
Hoblyn (Robert). Catalogue of his books commended, 374
Hortensius. A book-auction bibliomaniac, 132
Humphrey (Duke of Gloucester), 193
Hutton (John). His curious collection of books, 374
Illustrated copies, 496-511
Illustration. Recipe for, 497
Ina (King of the West Saxons), 166
Institutions. Public, Literary, and Scientific, 551
Jacob (Louis). See Bibliographical Index.
Jamieson (Dr. John). His Scottish Dictionary commended, 499
Jesuits. Their bibliographical labours commended, 83
Kay (John). His siege of Rhodes, 243
Kennet (White, Bishop of Peterborough). Original letters of, 339
Opinion of Wicliffe, ib.
Kenrick (William, LL.D.). His review of Dr. Johnson's Tour to the Hebrides, 17
Kollarius. See Bibliographical Index.
Labbe (Philip). See Bibliographical Index.
Laire (Abbé Francis Xavier). See Bibliographical Index.
Lambecius (Pierre). See Bibliographical Index.
Lanfranc, Archbishop of Canterbury, 173
Leibnitz (Godfrey William De). See Bibliographical Index.
Leland (John). Some account of, 242-246
Leontes. A book-auction bibliomaniac, 133
Lepidus. A book-auction bibliomaniac, 121
Liberality of religious sentiment, 109
Lomeier (John). See Bibliographical Index.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Co. Their extensive trade as booksellers, 308
Lort (Dr. Michael). Account of his library, 411-413
Lotichius (Peter). His Latin verses concerning his library, 113
Luttrel (Narcissus). His extraordinary collection of books, 323
Lysons (Mr. Samuel). His large paper copy of Weever's Funeral Monuments, 492
Macartney (Mr.). Account of his library, 407
Maddison (John). Sale of his library, 459
Magliabechi (Antonio). Some account of, 85-87
Manton (Dr.) Sale of his books, 306
Marcellus. A book-auction bibliomaniac, 135
Marchand (Prosper). See Bibliographical Index.
Marlborough Gems. In Woodhouse's collection, 441-444
Martin (Thomas, of Palgrave). Account of his library, 384-386
Mary (Queen of Philip II.). Commended by a Roman Catholic writer, 236
Mary (Queen of Scots). Her portrait, 254
Mason (George). Account of his library, 419-423
Maunsell (Andrew). His catalogue of English books, 280
Mazzuchelli (Giovanni Maria). See Bibliographical Index.
Medici (Lorenzo De). Catalogue of the Oriental MSS. in the library of, 87
Meerman (Gerard). See Bibliographical Index.
Menalcas. A book-auction bibliomaniac, 136
Menander. A literary character, 7
Mercier (De St. Leger). See Bibliographical Index.
Mercurii. Attending book-sales, 134
Middleton (Rev. Conyers, D.D.). See Bibliographical Index.
Miller (Thomas). Account of, 471
Mills (George Galway). His fine library, 447
Monastic Life. Comparison between the monastic and chivalrous age, as most favourable to the Bibliomania, 149
Montfaucon (Bernard De). His bibliographical labours, 89
More (Sir Thomas), 220-222
Morhof (Daniel George). Some account of, 46
Murray (John). Some account of, 331
Nelson, Life of. Printed upon vellum, 521
Neville (George, Archbishop of York). Feast at his inthronization, 200
Fond of astrology, ib.
Niceron. See Bibliographical Index.
Nicholls (Mr. John). His communications respecting Dr. Mead's family, 366
Nicol (Mr. George). His anecdotes concerning some volumes printed by Caxton, 382
North (Francis, Lord-Keeper), 309
Omar. Supposed destroyer of the Alexandrian library, 28
Orlando. Character of, 105-113
Painted Glass. Hearne's commendation of, 107
Panzer (George Wolfgang Francis). See Bibliographical Index.
Papillon (Mr. David). Book-anecdote concerning him and Osborne, 355
Paterson (Samuel). His Bibliotheca Universalis, 400
Payne (Mr.). His purchase of the Lamoignon library, 84
Pearson (Thomas, or Major). Account of his library, 403-406
Peters (Hugh). In possession of a part of Laud's library, 298
Pitts, or Pitseus (Johannes). His work commended, 38
Banfi-Hunniades (John), by Hollar, 502
The same, with variations, ib.
Berkeley (George, Earl of), by Hollar, 503
Bernard (Dr. Francis), ib.
Bethell (Slingsby), by W. Sherwin, 506
Bohemia, King and Queen of, and family, 505
Buckingham (George, Duke of), sold by Stent, 503
Cæsar (Sir Julius) by Elstracke, 506
Catharine, Queen of Charles II., by Faithorne, 502
Cecyll (Edward), General, by Passe, 510
Chaloner (Sir Thomas), by Hollar, 502
Charles I., by Lombard, ib.
The same, with Cromwell's head, ib.
Princess Augusta Maria, daughter of, by Danckers, 505
Cole (Thomas), 506
Cromwell (Richard, Lord Protector), by Hollar, 504
Cumberland (George, Earl of), by R. White, 503
Hay (Lord James), by Passe, 506
Henry the Eighth, by C. M[atsis], 505
Henry (Prince Frederic), by Delaram, 506
Hollar, his own portrait, 504
Hotham (Sir John), Governor of Hull, 506
Howard (Thomas, Earl of Suffolk), by Elstracke, 505
(Thomas, Earl of Arundel), 506
Isham (Sir Thomas), by Loggan, 602
Killegrew (Thomas), by Faithorne, 506
Malines (Samuel), by Lombart, ib.
Marsham (Sir John), by R. White, 504
Mary, Queen of Scots, by Mynginus, 505
The same, veiled, &c., ib.
Mascall (Edward), by Gammon, 506
Master Martin, by R. Gaywood, 504
Mountaine (George), Bishop of London, G.Y. sculpsit, 506
Newcastle Family, by Clowet, 503
O'Toole (Arthurus Severus Nonesuch), by Delaram, 506
Paston (Lady), wife of Sir W. Paston, by Faithorne, 504
(Sir William), by Faithorne, ib.
Pembroke (Herbert, Earl of), by Hollar, 502
(Mary, Countess of), by Passe, 504
(Penelope, Countess of), by Hollar, ib.
(Ann Clifford, Countess of), by R. White, ib.
Portman (Sir William), 506
Sack (Mull'd), sold by Compton Holland, 511
Sackville (Richard, Earl of Dorset), by Passe, 506
Shaftesbury (Anthony, Earl of), by Blooteling, ib.
Sheffield (Baron Edmond), by Elstracke, ib.
Shirley (Lady Elizabeth), by Hollar, 503
The same, by do., ib.
Sidney (Sir Philip), by Elstracke, 505
Sidney (Robert, Viscount Lisle), by Passe, 506
Smith (Richard), by W. Sherwin, 503
Somerset (Edward, Earl of Worcester), by Passe, 505
Stone-Eater (The), by Hollar, 502
Wetenhall (Edward, Bishop of Corke and Ross), by Becket, ib.
Whitington (Richard, Lord Mayor of London), by Elstracke, 510
Willoughby (Sir Francis), by T. Man, 503
Windebank (Sir F.) and Lord Finch, 505
Wortley (Sir Francis), by Hertocks, 503
Wriothesley (Henry, Earl of Southampton), by Passe, 506
Wynn (Sir John, De Gwedir), by Vaughan, 506
York (James, Duke of), 505
Press, National. Want of, 551
Printers, English. Protected by the statute of Richard III., 114
Printing. Benefit of, 197
Prints. Account of rare and curious ones, 502-511
Prospero. A book-auction bibliomaniac, 135
Psalters. The Author's Essay upon the ancient Psalters printed at Mentz, 42
Pynson (Richard), His books upon vellum, 216
Quin (Mr.). His passion for books printed upon vellum, 518
Quisquilius. A book-auction bibliomaniac, 126
Ranzau (Henry De). Inscription over his library door, 113
Rede, or Read (William, Bishop of Chichester), 192
Reformation. History of the, as connected with the Bibliomania, 228-238
Rembrandt. Account of the scarcest engravings by him, 507-509
Revickzky (Count). Catalogue, and disposal, of his library, 92
Richard De Bury, 185-188
Rinaldo. A book-auction bibliomaniac, 136
Rive (Abbé Jean Joseph). See Bibliographical Index.
Roche (Mr.). His communication respecting Count M'Carthy, 518
Roveray (Du). His publications commended, 481
Rowe Mores (Edward). Sale of his library, 501
Roxburgh (John, Duke of). Anecdote of, 523
Royal Institution. Catalogue of the library of, 99
Satin. Books printed upon, 512
Saxius (Christopher). See Bibliographical Index.
Scaliger (Joseph). The author's estate compared with that of, 564
Scott (Robert). A celebrated bookseller, 310
Scotus Erigena (Johannes). Account of his writings, 168
Scribes, or Scriveners. Ignorance of the ancient, 184
Seaman (Dr.) Catalogue of his books, 304-306
Sharp and Hailes. Their publications commended, 431
Similis. Inscription upon his tomb, 562
Smyth (George). Account of his library, 403
Snuff-box of Mr. L., 122
Soubise (Prince De). Catalogue of his library, 96
Southgate (Richard). Account of his collections, 419
Spencer (George John, Earl). His purchase of Count Revickzky's library, 92
His copies of the Mozarabic Missal & Breviary, 162
Copy of the Siege of Rhodes, printed by Caxton, 407
Copy of Pynson's edition of Chaucer's works, 417
Copies of illustrated Shakspeares, 498
Copy of Pliny, printed by Sweynhem and Pannartz, upon vellum, 519
Eulogy upon his character, 524
Armorial ensigns of, 525
Copy of the "Assertio Septem," upon vellum, 565
Stanley (Colonel). His fine copy of De Bry, 512
Strange (John). His library commended, 441
Struvius. See Bibliographical Index.
Stubbes. See Bibliographical Index.
Surrey (Henry Howard, Earl of). His whistle, 241
An intended edition of his works by the Rev. Dr. Nott, ib.
Sutherland (Col. Alexander Hendras). His extraordinary copy of an illustrated Clarendon, 499
Sycorax. A literary character, 7-9
Testament, Greek. Number of editions of, 542
Theobald (Lewis). His love of old books, 343
Theodore (Archbishop of Canterbury), 165
Theological volumes. Great number of, in the Imperial Library at Paris, 109
Thuanas [De Thou, Jaques Auguste]. Account, and catalogue, of his library, 96
Thynne (William). A distinguished bibliomaniac, 242
Tiraboschi (Girolamo). See Bibliographical Index.
Titles of Books. Strangely lettered upon the binding, 88
Tristrem (Sir). A book-auction bibliomaniac, 134
True Editions. Account of, 525-527
Ulpian. A book-auction bibliomaniac, 132
Uncut Copies. Passion for the possession of, 494-496
Unique Copies. Illustration of, 511-514
Visitors of ancient Monasteries, 231
Walpole (Francis). Heraldic quarterings of, 100
Walpole (Horace). See 'Strawberry Hill Press.'
Warton (Thomas). Celebrated under the character of Menander, 7
Wilbraham (Mr. Roger). His copy of the 'Manner and Forme of Confession,' 224
Wilkes (John). Account of his Library, 447
Wilson (Thomas, Bishop of Sodor and Man). His edition of the Bible, 109
Witches. Tracts relating to, at Brand's sale, 454
Woodford (Emperor John Alexander). Sale of his library, 459
Worsley (Dr.). Sale of his books by auction, 306
Worsley (Sir Richard). His 'Museum Worsleyanum,' 532
Youth. Character and History of the Education of the ancient English Youth, 282-285
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