London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1902,
octavo, maroon cloth. lxxii, 393. Longmans, Green, and Co., Item #29651
Christie was an enthusiastic book collector, and bequeathed to Owens College his library of about 15,000 volumes, rich in a very complete set of the books printed by Étienne Dolet, a series of Aldine Press publications, and of volumes printed by Sebastian Gryphius and other European humanists. The collection was transferred to the John Rylands Library building in Deansgate in 1972. Illustrated. Essays and Papers: The Aldine Anchor; The Incunabulum of Brescia; Marquis de Morante and his Library; Catalogues of the Library of the Duc de la Valliere; The Bignon Family, A Dynasty of Librarians; Elzevier Bibliography; The Venetian Printing Press, and more. Edited with a Memoir by William A. Shaw. With the autograph of academic, J. W. Spargo on upper left corner of front endpaper. Bookplate removed leaving abrasion. Light scuffing to edges of boards but no wear.