Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Library. BMC Part XI: England

Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Library. BMC Part XI: England Book Reviews / Quærendo 37 (2007) 332-340 325 Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Library. BMC Part XI: England , ed. Lotte Hellinga (’t Goy-Houten, H es & De Graaf , ,  ×  cm, x +  pp., illus., isbn     , € ,). In , five years after he had left the Bodleian Library to go to the British Museum and five years before he got Lost in the Alps , Robert Proctor published An index to the early printed books in the British Museum from the invention of printing to the year MD, with notes of those in the Bodleian Library . On his own he had mastered two of the world’s major incunable collections. Proctor arranged the incunables in chronological order, from the beginning of printing in countries, which meant first Germany, fol- lowed by Italy to end with England (though also adding a few countries with a very modest production: Denmark, Sweden, Portugal and Montenegro). Th e arrangement, per country, followed by town, printer and chronology, is generally known as ‘Proctor order’, except in the Koninklijke Bibliotheek in Th e Hague, where it http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quaerendo Brill

Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Library. BMC Part XI: England

Quaerendo, Volume 37 (4): 325 – Jan 1, 2007

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© 2007 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Book Reviews / Quærendo 37 (2007) 332-340 325 Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Library. BMC Part XI: England , ed. Lotte Hellinga (’t Goy-Houten, H es & De Graaf , ,  ×  cm, x +  pp., illus., isbn     , € ,). In , five years after he had left the Bodleian Library to go to the British Museum and five years before he got Lost in the Alps , Robert Proctor published An index to the early printed books in the British Museum from the invention of printing to the year MD, with notes of those in the Bodleian Library . On his own he had mastered two of the world’s major incunable collections. Proctor arranged the incunables in chronological order, from the beginning of printing in countries, which meant first Germany, fol- lowed by Italy to end with England (though also adding a few countries with a very modest production: Denmark, Sweden, Portugal and Montenegro). Th e arrangement, per country, followed by town, printer and chronology, is generally known as ‘Proctor order’, except in the Koninklijke Bibliotheek in Th e Hague, where it

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