Catalogue Raisonné des Manuscrits conservés dans la Bibliothèque de la Ville & République de Geneve. By Jean Senebier.

Woodcut arms on title. iv, 478 pp. 8vo, attractive antique sheep, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. Geneva: B. Chirol, 1779.

First edition of the first catalogue of the MSS. of the city of Geneva, compiled by the city librarian, Senebier (1742-1809), who was also a distinguished physiologist. The MSS. described include oriental, Latin, French, Spanish, and Italian examples, many of which are outstanding and early. With an author index at end.

Very nice copy.

Peignot, p. 51­"Ce catalogue est très curieux."

Price: $1,250.00

Item ID: 774

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