London : Printed by order of the Trustees; sold at the British Museum ..., 1963-
volumes : illustrations, facsimiles ; 38 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Pt. 1. Xylographica and books printed with types at Mainz, Strassburg, Bamberg and Cologne pt. 2. Germany: Eltvil Trier pt. 3. Germany: Leipzig-Pforzheim. German-speaking Switzerland and Austria-Hungary pt. 4. Italy: Subiaco and Rome pt. 5. Venice pt. 6. Italy: Foligno. Ferrara, Florence, Milan, Bologna, Naples, Perugia and Treviso pt. 7. Italy: Genoa-Unassigned. Addenda pt. 8. France, French-speaking Switzerland pt. 9. Fascicule I. Holland pt. 9. Fascicule II. Belgium pt. 10. Spain. Portugal Facsimiles, pts. I-III Facsimiles, pts. IV-VII pt. 13. Hebraica.
"The present catalogue is based on the arrangement of the incunabula in the British Museum planned and in great part carried out by the late Robert Proctor, and completed from his notes after his death. The arrangement itself was founded on the unofficial 'Index to the early printed books in the British Museum, with note of those in the Bodlieian Library,' published by Proctor in 1808."--Introd. Parts 1-4 and 4-7 paged continuously. Facsimile volumes have title: Catalogue of books printed in the XVth century now in the British Library. Facsimiles. Parts 1-4 edited by A.W. Pollard; pts. 5-8 by Victor Scholderer; pts. 9-10 by George D. Painter; pt. 12 edited by D.E. Rhodes. An index to parts. 1-3 is included in pt. 3; also a Concordance of Proctor-numbers and present press-marks of books not described by Hain, and an index of printers and towns. Pt. IV has its own index with imprint: The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, 1916. Index to part IV-VII, in v. VII with Concordance of Proctor-numbers and present press-marks of books not described by Hain. Pt. VIII has separate facsimiles section with imprint: London, 1949. Pt. IX has facsimiles section with imprint: London, 1962. Pt. X has imprint: London, 1971. Pt. XIII has imprint: 't Goy-Houten : Hes & De Graaf, 2004. Lithographic reprint.
pt. 2, 5-6, 8-10, 13; facs. pts. 1-3. CAT pt. 2, 5-6, 8-10, 13; facs. pts. 1-3.