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The Resource The writings of "Colonel William Byrd, of Westover in Virginia, esqr.", edited by John Spencer Bassett. Illustrated

The writings of "Colonel William Byrd, of Westover in Virginia, esqr.", edited by John Spencer Bassett. Illustrated

Label
The writings of "Colonel William Byrd, of Westover in Virginia, esqr."
Title
The writings of "Colonel William Byrd, of Westover in Virginia, esqr."
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Spencer Bassett. Illustrated
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1674-1744
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Byrd, William
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1867-1928
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bassett, John Spencer
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Virginia
  • North Carolina
  • Virginia
  • North Carolina
  • Mines and mineral resources
  • Private libraries
  • Byrd family
  • Westover (Va.)
Label
The writings of "Colonel William Byrd, of Westover in Virginia, esqr.", edited by John Spencer Bassett. Illustrated
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • One of an edition of 500 copies on specially made paper and l5 copies on imperial Japanese vellum paper
  • "The original of the catalogue was bought by William Mackenzie, esq., from N. G. Dufief, bookseller, and bequeathed by him ... to the Library Company of Philadelphia. The present copy is itself a copy of a copy made for the late T. H. Wynne and now owned by Mr. R. A. Brock of Richmond, through whose kindness I am able to make this reprint ... It was probably made in 1777 just before the library was sold [and] ... was printed ... Dec. 19, 1777 ..."--Editor's note, p. 413
  • The library consisted of "near 4000 volumes in all languages and faculties ... great part ... in elegant bindings."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17290528
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
vi pages, 2 leaves, ix-lxxxviii, 461 pages
Lccn
02001125
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
frontispiece (portrait) plates
Label
The writings of "Colonel William Byrd, of Westover in Virginia, esqr.", edited by John Spencer Bassett. Illustrated
Publication
Note
  • One of an edition of 500 copies on specially made paper and l5 copies on imperial Japanese vellum paper
  • "The original of the catalogue was bought by William Mackenzie, esq., from N. G. Dufief, bookseller, and bequeathed by him ... to the Library Company of Philadelphia. The present copy is itself a copy of a copy made for the late T. H. Wynne and now owned by Mr. R. A. Brock of Richmond, through whose kindness I am able to make this reprint ... It was probably made in 1777 just before the library was sold [and] ... was printed ... Dec. 19, 1777 ..."--Editor's note, p. 413
  • The library consisted of "near 4000 volumes in all languages and faculties ... great part ... in elegant bindings."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17290528
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
vi pages, 2 leaves, ix-lxxxviii, 461 pages
Lccn
02001125
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
frontispiece (portrait) plates

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