BODLEIAN LIBRARY - Thomas HYDE (1636-1703)
Catalogus Impressorum Librorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae in Academia Oxoniensi
Oxford: Theatro Sheldoniano, 1674. Folio. , 480, 272,  pp. Engraved title vignette, engraved headpieces and initials. With the errata leaf in the rear. Without the blank 3O4.
Contemporary mottled calf, covers panelled in blind, expertly rebacked to style retaining the original morocco lettering piece.
First edition of an early printed catalogue of the Bodleian Library.
Hyde, chief librarian of the Bodleian, compiled this catalogue, the most complete of its time. It was the third catalogue of the library to have been produced, and took nine years to complete.
Breslauer & Folter 69; ESTC R14886; Madan 2999; Wing O864.
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