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Kristeller, Paul Oskar. Latin Manuscript Books before 1600: A List of the Printed Catalogues and Unpublished Inventories of Extant Collections. 3rd ed. New York, Fordham University Press, 1960-65. 284p. LC 66-3585.
(First published in Traditio, 6:227-317, 1948 and 9:393-418, 1953.)
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Composed of three sections: A. Bibliography and statistics of libraries and their mss. collections; B. Works describing mss. in more than one city; C. Printed catalogs and handwritten inventories of individual libraries arranged by city. The 1965 issue contains a supplement of additions and corrections. Analyzes lists covering more than one collection, gives complete bibliographical information, locations, and number of mss. indexed in each list. Mss. not examined by the author are indicated as are the sources of his information. A valuable tool. No index.

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