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A catalogue of books belonging vnto me Increase Mather : 8m: 18, 1664, at Boston in N. England : autograph manuscript

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Title:
A catalogue of books belonging vnto me Increase Mather : 8m: 18, 1664, at Boston in N. England : autograph manuscript
Title (alt.):
Catalogue of books belonging unto me Increase Mather
Catalogue of books belonging unto Mr Increase Mather
Catalogue of books belonging vnto Mr Increase Mather
Description:
A handwritten list of books in the personal library of Increase Mather begun in 1664. Written in Mather's own hand, the list contains approximately 700 entries divided by size (folio, octavo, small octavo, and 16mo). Some of the entries list books as having been borrowed by Mather from others. The final group of entries lists books lent out by Mather.
Creator:
Mather, Increase, 1639-1723
Date:
August 18, 1664
Format:
Manuscripts
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Colonial and Revolutionary Boston (Collection of Distinction)
Subjects:
Mather, Increase, 1639-1723--Library--Early works to 1800
Private libraries--New England--Catalogs--Early works to 1800
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 item ([8] leaves) : paper ; 30 x 10 cm housed in clamshell box 33 x 25 cm, with former binding
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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Restrictions:
Access to physical copy/copies by appointment only. Please contact Boston Public Library Rare Books and Manuscripts Department for further information.
Place of origin:
Boston, Massachusetts
Notes (acquisition):
Acquired by the BPL in 1886.
Notes:
Title from caption.
Published, with accompanying description, in: Tuttle, Julius Herbert. The libraries of the Mathers. Worcester [Mass.]: Davis Press, 1910.
Notes (object):
Written on unnumbered leaves measuring 30 x 10 cm.
Each leaf foldered individually and housed in a tan cloth box together with previous binding. Before conservation treatment in 2018, bound into a ca. 19th-century album, with each leaf tipped along its edge onto a modern tissue stub.
Language:
English
Identifier:
MS-f-H-90a-5_001 - MS-f-H-90a-5_016
Call #:
RARE BKS MS f H.90a.5
Barcode:
39999085848412