Instructions Concerning Erecting of a Library: Presented to My Lord The President De Mesme. And now Interpreted by Jo. Evelyn, Esquire. Gabriel Naudeus, or Naude.

Instructions Concerning Erecting of a Library: Presented to My Lord The President De Mesme. And now Interpreted by Jo. Evelyn, Esquire.

Cambridge: Printed for Houghton, Mifflin & Company, at the Riverside Press, 1903. One of 419 copies. Pages within double-ruled borders. Title-page in black and red. Running titles, paragraph marks, tail-pieces and initial letters in red. Designed by Bruce Rogers. Spine rubbed in places, but a very good copy in publisher's slipcase. Calf-backed decorative boards. Octavo. . xxxii, 160, [2] pp. Item #15768

Gabriel Naudé (1600-1653) was librarian to Cardinal Mazarin. His influential book on library building was first published in 1627. The first English edition appeared in 1657.

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