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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
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m intrihfic value, together with an annual legacy of 20" rix-dollars for their augmentation, alfo 10 rix-dollars for die infpeétor (whofe whole income, therefore, amounts at prefent to 69 and l-5th rix-dollars) ; wherefore an exemplar of the moft unfortunately renowned medal 33 and l-3d ducats heavy, which he caufed to be (truck in honour to king Frederic IL is to my own detriment come, concerning which the narrative, quite extorted from; me, is to be read in the Journal for Germany 17*7» Further from his library,. all the printed and written works of Arconatus, Colerus, vonCxepko, Dach, Gpitz, Tfcherning, without difpute the moft complete colleâion of all ouïr fchool Programmata; books on medals, very fcarce fingle books, and copies* of fuch ; a numerous colleâion of the more modem Latin poets, entire works,, and ftill more numerous-fingle poems ; Latin orators ; * Latin letter-writers ; ; printed and manufcript chymical and akhymical • works ; Silefian - papers • for the completion of D.-SachYcolleetion, in particular genealogical works,, many of thefe from the boqueft of Paft. Ezechkl, out of which I have arranged in a particular repofitory a feriez of Silefian 'genealogical archives,, as may be • learnt from the Silefian provincial papers, with the lefuk, that through the contributions-of monf. the count of Burghauis and Laafen, and of the privy counfelior monf. von Mutzfehepfahl, a very gpod beginning for its* augmentation has been made.. • 1789, the 16th May, from the cabinet-counfellorj Mr Ulber fenior, a-beautiful manufcript of Vitruvius ; on the 29th, one of Boetius: both on vellum. 1792.. From the property left by the advocate Jacob Honifch, by mere • verbal prefcription, from his heirs* very good manufcripts refpeâing the- Silefian. HMtory, according to the free choice -left- to From the cablnet-counfeUor Mr Hey ne at Gottingen, the laft fpiendid edition of his Virgil, printed in Germany, by way of acknowledgment for fix volumes of manufcripts of Homer lent him. 1793, the 21ft Auguft,.fhtn the widower Fr.-Sdenkinf.the.Scheuch2er Bible, in four volumes* It fell to the lot of this Library, on the 27th April in the year 1762, to • iwxive the very rare felicity of. a vifit from his. majefty the. now feigning.. 95

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