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Bibliography: a selected list of works relating to Sloane’s library


Alston, R. C. The Arrangement of Books in the British Museum Library 1843-1973, Compiled from Manuscript and Print Sources, with Classifications for the Old Library and the New Library. London: Chadwyck-Healey in association with the British Library, 1986.

Birrell, T. A. The Library of John Morris: The Reconstruction of a Seventeenth-Century Collection. London: British Museum Publications Limited, 1976.

Brooks, Eric St John. Sir Hans Sloane: The Great Collector and His Circle. London: Batchworth Press, 1954.

Carley, James P., and Colin G. C. Tite, eds. Books and Collectors 1200-1700: Essays Presented to Andrew Watson. London: The British Library, 1997.

De Beer, Gavin Rylands. Sir Hans Sloane and the British Museum. London: Oxford University Press, 1953.

Esdaile, Arundell. The British Museum Library. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1946.

Finch, Jeremiah S. "Sir Hans Sloane's Printed Books." The Library 22.1 (1941): 67-72.

Griffiths, Antony, ed. Landmarks in Print Collecting: Connoisseurs and Donors at the British Museum since 1753. London: British Museum Press, 1996.

Harris, P. R. A History of the British Museum Library 1753-1973. London: The British Library, 1998.

Jones, Peter Murray. "A Preliminary Check-List of Sir Hans Sloane's Catalogues." British Library Journal 14.1 (1988): 38-51.

MacGregor, Arthur, ed. Sir Hans Sloane: Collector, Scientist, Antiquary. London: British Museum Press, 1994.

Nickson, M. A. E. "Hans Sloane, Book Collector and Cataloguer, 1682-1698." British Library Journal 14.1 (1988): 52-89.

---. "Sloane’s codes: the solution to a mystery." Factotum 7 (1979): 13-18.

Pearson, David. "Illustrations from the Wellcome Library: Joseph Fenton and His Books." Medical History 47 (2003): 239-248.

Wood, Lawrence. "Sir Hans Sloane’s books." Factotum 2 (1978): 15-18.

 
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