Bibliotheca Cerroniana, seu Catalogus librorum, quos magna ex parte paene nusquam reperiendos perenni conatu imprimis ad promovendam Bohemiae et Moraviae litteraturam collegit Joannes Petrus Cerroni...

Vienna: Ex Typographia Francisci Ludwig, 1833. Octavo (19 × 12 cm). Original blind paper wrappers; [2], 50 pp. Front wrapper smudged; else a very good, uncut and unopened copy.

First and only edition of this scarce catalogue of the outstanding library of Johann Peter Cerroni, secretary of the court of Bohemia and Silesia, book-censor, and librarian of the archives of Moravian and Silesian monasteries. His vast collection of "Bohemica and Moravica" included nowadays unretrievable items such as the first "Biblia Bohemica" (Prague 1488), a complete set of the famous "Kralice Bible" in six volumes (Kralice 1579-1601), several incunables and many prints from the 16th century. The author, J.J.Heinrich Czikann, became famous for his work "Österreichische National-Enzyklopädie". Unused, untrimmed, and mostly uncut copy. From the library of Anton Ritter von Beck (1812 - 1895) of Plevna/Cilli (Slovenia). KVK, OCLC only at Herder Institut, Slovenian National Library, Universitätsbibliothek Tübingen and Thüringer Universitätsbibliothek.

Book ID: P4998

Price: $550.00