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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 95

ihfééts, of which few only have been prefcrved : the fame alfo may be (aid? of the fiiakes. The (hells are beautiful :. many of them, in the opinion of eonnoiflèurs, rare. In the year 1T12, the foundation of the prcfidènt of the council, Henry von Reichel und Schmoltz, and his confort, Anna Dorothea, of the family Von Burghart und Lowenburg, of 1000 « dollars Silefian, by which very confiderable legacy an intereft arifes of 40 rix^dollars a-year. In the mean time • hiftorical works'are procured, and being boundin parchment with a tide, are decorated with both their arms : all of which (land apart. Confiderable works amongft them are indeed fufficiendy known : Rymer's Aéta AngL • Hergott's works, Schopflins Abftatia ill. et dipL Canifii, Martene Colle£tiones,. Du Halde, Daniel, Muratori Script. Rer.* Italic. Chaufepié Diétion. Concilia Germanise, Khevenhiiller, the Allg; Reifen, Tiefenthaler complete, the works of the Bavarian, Palatini, Bohemian Societies of Knowledge, &c. The 15th-'Auguft 1718, a beautiful1 collection of (hells in a peculiar repofitory of 10- drawers* together, with fome larger ones, were given by George Monte von Hoffmannfwaldau, captain-lieutenant The 14d* Auguft 1724| feveral unbound works were the bequeft of' Servatiusvon Reichel, the bed of. which have been bound* In the fame year, the foundation of Andrew Strelitz, candidate of both laws, of 13 rix-dollars, annually for procuring one or more good* books. He was the founder of the profefforfhips of all the mathematical fciences at botli univerfities§ for fix hours weekly, and has let apart for inftruments 10 rix-dollars yearly, which, according to his appointment, are to be kept in this Library. Some of them ferve for ornaments ; for * inftance, a model of the folar fyftemj both globes, cdeftial and tcrreftriai, by Forten : the reft,, for want of room, are kept k the ichool-buildings, an air-pump, a quadrant,, telefcopes with ftands, &c. Of books there have been purchafed the Continuations of the A6t. Sanét. Blanchini Evangeliarium, Fabronii Vitae Italorura*. Montfaucon's Biblioth. MSS.. Bibk Coiflin. &c. • The-SOth Auguft 1727, the widow of Hermann Roth von RothenM; gaye the. Library a numerous coàleétionof engraved feals.. 92

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