Répertoire bibliographique universel ....

Publisher Information: Paris: Antoine Augustin Renouard, 1812.

Peignot, Étienne-Gabriel (1767-1849). Répertoire bibliographique universel, contenant la notice raisonnée des bibliographies spéciales publiées jusqu’à ce jour . . . xx, 514pp. Paris: Antoine-Augustin Renouard, 1812. 201 x 123 mm. Quarter morocco gilt, mottled boards ca. 1812, spine faded, light wear. Minor foxing and toning but very good.

First Edition of the first bibliography of bibliographies, “containing a critical notice of the special bibliographies published to date, and of a large number of other works of bibliography, relating to literary history, and to all parts of bibliology” (title). The work is divided into sections on bibliography (including the history of printing), theology, jurisprudence, sciences and arts, belles-lettres, and history. Peignot, a librarian, was one of the most famous bibliographers of his time.

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