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Justin MacCarthy Reagh

(1744—1811) book collector


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Who spent most of his life in Toulouse. He had particular interests in books printed on vellum and incunabula (he owned a Gutenberg Bible and the Mainz Psalters of 1457 and 1459). His collection was sold in Paris in January 1817 for more than £16,000, and dispersed among many important libraries and collectors, including George III, Douce, Grenville, and G. J. Spencer.

From The Oxford Companion to the Book in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Bibliography.


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