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Catalogue of the library of Thomas Jefferson

Author: Thomas Jefferson; E Millicent Sowerby; Library of Congress.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The Library of Congress, 1952-59.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Bibliography Catalogs
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Library of Congress.
Catalogue of the library of Thomas Jefferson.
Washington, D.C. : The Library of Congress, 1952-59
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Jefferson; E Millicent Sowerby; Library of Congress.
OCLC Number: 6310412
Notes: Thomas Jefferson Foundation notes:
Includes map of the wagon route taken to transport the Jefferson library from Monticello to the city of Washington.
One Set Gift From: Vernon E. Lewis.
One Set Gift From: George Green Shackelford, 2002.
Thomas Jefferson : a comprehensive, annotated bibliography (by Frank Shuffelton)
An essential piece of scholarship. Based on TJ's catalogue of the library he sold in 1815, this adds bibliographic description of the editions or probable editions he owned and annotates the entries, usually with comments from TJ's own writings. Volume I has a preface describing the compiler's method and covers entries on civil and natural history. Volume 2 covers moral philosophy, 3 includes politics, 4 concludes entries on philosophy with citations in mathematics, astronomy, and geography and begins the entries on the fine arts. 5 concludes the fine arts entries and adds a section on sources, etc. plus an index for the whole catalogue. -- Frank Shuffelton
VOL. I. HISTORY - CIVIL :-- ch. I. Antient history -- ch. II. Modern history - foreign -- ch. III. Modern history - British -- ch. IV. Modern history - American -- ch. V. Ecclesiastical history -- VOL. I. HISTORY - NATURAL :-- ch. VI. Natural philosophy -- ch. VII. Agriculture -- ch. VIII. Chemistry -- ch. IX. Surgery -- ch. X. Medicine -- ch. XI. Anatomy -- ch. XII. Zoology -- ch. XIII. Botany -- ch. XIV. Mineralogy -- ch. XV. Technical arts
VOL. II. PHILOSOPHY - MORAL :-- ch. XVI. Ethics : Moral philosophy ; Law of nature and nations -- ch. XVII. Religion -- ch. XVIII. Equity -- ch. XIX. Common law -- ch. XX. Law - merchant -- ch. XXI. Law - maritime -- ch. XXII. Law - ecclesiastical -- ch. XXIII. Foreign law
VOL. III. Philosophy - Moral :-- ch. XXIV. Politics
VOL. IV. Philosophy :-- ch. XXV. Mathematics - pure - arithmetic -- ch. XXVI. Mathematics - pure - geometry -- ch. XXVII. Physico-mathematics -- ch. XXVIII. Astronomy -- ch. XXIX. Geography : General ; Europe ; Asia ; Africa ; America -- VOL. IV. Fine Arts :-- ch. XXX. Architecture -- ch. XXXI. Gardening - painting - sculpture -- ch. XXXII. Music -- ch. XXXIII. Poetry - epic -- ch. XXXIV. Romance - tales - fables -- ch. XXXV. Pastorals - odes - elegies -- ch. XXXVI. Didactic -- ch. XXXVII. Tragedy -- ch. XXXVIII. Comedy
VOL. V. Fine Arts :-- ch. XXXIX. Dialogue ; Epistolary -- ch. XL. Logic ; Rhetoric ; Orations -- ch. XLI. Criticism. Theory -- ch. XLII. Criticism. Bibliography -- ch. XLIII. Criticism. Languages -- ch. XLIV. Polygraphical.
Shuffelton Bibliography : Vol. 1 (1826-1980), No. 3301
Description: 5 volumes : illustrations ; 30 cm
Responsibility: compiled with annotations by E. Millicent Sowerby.
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