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THOMAS JOHNES, ESQ. Memoirs of the life of Sir John Froissart



Sir John Froissart's Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Ajoining Countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV in 12 volumes 

Chronicles of Enguerrand De Monstrelet (Sir John Froissart's Chronicles continuation) in 13 volumes 

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Memoirs of the life of Sir John Froissart
page 93

In tie year Î659, Matthias Machner, nolaiy9 ptefeetccf to it fome written and printed books : fome were alfb given after his deceafe (not his* library, m it (lands in Kundmann's German Schools, page S53.) In the years 1063; 1664f from Auguftus duke* of Branfwick and* Lunenburg, fome writings and other books. In January 1664, the library of Chryfoftom Schulz, firft fchoppenfehreiber (that is, town clerk), confiding of about a thoufand volumes.. The 2d June 1689, the truly exquifite library, of Albert mm Sèhilch,, chief of the vermilion company, of theological, juridical, philological,, and efpecially hiftorical and mathematical books; together with, in the opinion of a very great connoifleur, and poflèflbr of a: (imilar confiderable* flock, a very preferable colle&ion of upwards of 12,500 prints in* parchment covers, befides rare drawings, manufcripts, mathematical inftrumeots, minerals and* (hells* With propriety^, this excellent ftock ofc books it kept together. In the year 1690, from John Sigifmimd voir Htonold, latterly prefidèiH: of the council, one of the mod beneficent patrons of real fcholars, book%# minerals, medals and other curious articles** In the year 1694, a grand colleétion of minerals from Hungary, and! from Hartz, &c. were prefented,—and, in purfuance of a drange idea, a-wooden elephant, which carried a fourfold pyramid three yards high with compartments, was covered and, adorned with them. Finally, after the deceafe of the faid John Sigifmund, on the Oth May 1711, books, natural: curiofities, very remarkable manufcripts* and other rarities were brought hither. An excellent Ecce Homo of George Pens, a difciple of Diirer, on. wood, which, as far ml recolle& rightly, was,,maiiy years before, copied for the king Frederic 11.. In the year 169ft, on occafion of the faid enlargement of the fore part *f the hall, an order was made, that 12 rix-dollars fhould be iffiied annually from the infpe&or's office for the augmentation of the SchHh^ and indeed: of the mathematical books. Then were purchafed, for indance, Leupold's Thcatra Mach.with continuations, Sturm's architeétural works, the Machines Approuvées, the works of Bernoulli, Hugens, Mariette, Leibnitz* Falvd's m

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