Edward Conway

(c. 1594—1655) politician and book collector

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He owned nearly 15,000 books and MSS, divided between his Irish and his London libraries. His interests were in part literary—he had large collections of romances and of plays—but also included science, mathematics, and works in foreign languages.

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Bibliography.

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