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Papers of Giles Barber relating to French book sales in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, 1885, 1970-2003 and n.d. [c.1969-2000]

MS. 9101/50

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  1. 'Richard Lion', papers relating to the identity of Richard Lion or de Lyon and the sale of books from his library in Paris in 1885, including the sale catalogue and annotated photocopies of the catalogue, 1885, and 1989-2003 and n.d. [c.2000]
  2. 'Misc[ellaneous] notes on book sales', 1970-1974 and n.d. [c.1969-1999]
  3. 'Auction Sales to 1789, Bodley and B[ibliothèque] N[ational de] F[rance] holdings', comprising photocopies of 'Foreign Booksale Catalogues in the Bodleian (to 1789)', 'Chronological list of BNF catalogues?', and paper slips, 'French Eighteenth Century (Post 1750) Book Sale Catalogues, Alphabetical – with notes on sales', n.d. [c.1970]
  4. 'Catalogues de Livres 1700-89', manuscript chronological list of French booksale catalogues and related papers, n.d. [c.1970-1995]


  • 1885, 1970-2003 and n.d. [c.1969-2000]


1 box (4 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 9101/50

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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