The Resource Conrad Gessner's private library, by Urs B. Leu, Raffael Keller and Sandra Weidmann

Conrad Gessner's private library, by Urs B. Leu, Raffael Keller and Sandra Weidmann

Label
Conrad Gessner's private library
Title
Conrad Gessner's private library
Statement of responsibility
by Urs B. Leu, Raffael Keller and Sandra Weidmann
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Swiss physician and polymath Conrad Gessner (1516-1565) was one of the most prominent scientists of the early modern period and wrote numerous important works. During the last two decades were discovered nearly 400 titles from his private library. They give an interesting insight into his interests and his sources. This present book contains not only an introduction and a catalogue of these books, but also inventories of the lost works as well as the still extant and lost manuscripts possessed by Gessner. They open the door to Gessner's study and to the intellectual world of a fascinating
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
027/.1494/572
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
Z997.G42
LC item number
L48 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
Series statement
History of science and medicine library,
Series volume
v. 5
Label
Conrad Gessner's private library, by Urs B. Leu, Raffael Keller and Sandra Weidmann
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Libraries in 16th-century Zürich -- The history of Gessner's library -- The contents of the library -- Catalogue -- List A. Lost books -- List B. Lost and extant manuscripts
Control code
ocn711004353
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 310 pages, 20 pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283060950
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004167230.i-311
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24995964
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)711004353
  • brill1283060957

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