Kalthoeber Bindings

Books that might be in Kalthoeber bindings, but without his usual label. Stuart Bennett has indicated that Kalthoeber introduced the use of his labels around 1790. Given that he succeeded to Baumgarten’s business in 1782, this leaves a large number of books that will have to be identified by tools, style, and contemporary evidence.

 The following are noted in the February 1783 catalogue of Benjamin White (ESTC T9573). (This is a draft list, and is far from complete.)

Bailey, William. One hundred and six copper plates of mechanical machines, and implements of husbandry, approved and adopted by the Society for the encouragement of arts, manufactures, and commerce, … Carefully corrected and revised, by Alexander Mabyn Bailey. London: printed for Benjamim [sic] White, 1782.

Catesby, Mark. The natural history of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands: containing the figures of birds, beasts, fishes, serpents, insects, and plants: … with their descriptions in English and French. To which is prefixed, a new and correct map of the countries; with observations on their natural state, inhabitants, and productions. By the late Mark Catesby, … = Histoire naturelle de la Caroline, de la Floride, et des Isles de Bahama. London: printed for Benjamin White, 1771. http://estc.bl.uk/N4395.

Hargrave, Francis, ed. A complete collection of state-trials, and proceedings for high-treason, and Other Crimes and Misdemeanours; the fourth edition; commencing with the eleventh year of the reign of King Richard II. and ending with the sixteenth year of the reign of King George III. with Two Alphabetical Tables to the Whole. To which is prefixed, a new preface By Francis Hargrave, Esquire. Volume the First. 20 ed. 11 vols. London: printed by T. Wright, Essex-Street, Strand; for C. Bathurst, J. and F. Rivington, L. Davis, T. Longman, W. Owen, T. Cadell, M. Folingsby, T. Lowndes, B. Law, J. Wilkie, R. Horsefield, M. Hingeston, S. Bladon, T. Carnan, H. Gardner, W. Otridge, and the rest of the proprietors: and sold by G. Kearsly, No. 46, near Serjeant’s-Inn, Fleet-Street, 1776. http://estc.bl.uk/T112654.

Haurisius, Caspar. Romanae historiae scriptores Latini veteres, qui extant omnes, notis variis illustrati a Carolo Henrico de Klettenberg et Wildeck, e bibliotheca … Bernardi Francisci S.R.J. Liberi Baronis de Hallberg … in unum redacti corpus, tribus tomis distinctum, edente et accurante Benone Casparo Haurisio. 3 vols. Heidelbergae, 1743.

Hē tou Homērou Ilias. Homeri Ilias. Vol. 2. Glasguae: in aedibus academicis excudebant Robertus et Andreas Foulis, 1747. http://estc.bl.uk/T36590.

Pennant, Thomas. British zoology. Fourth edition. Warrington: printed by William Eyres, for Benjamin White, at Horace’s Head, Fleet Street, London, 1776. http://estc.bl.uk/T150743.

Tillotson, John. The works of the Most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson, Lord Archbishop of Canterbury. In three volumes. To this edition is now first prefix’d the life of the author, compiled chiefly from his original papers and letters. By Thomas Birch, M. A. Rector of the United Parishes of St. Margaret Pattens and St. Gabriel Fenchurch, and Secretary to the Royal Society. London: printed for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper, R. Ware, J. and P. Knapton, S. Birt, T. Longman, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, J. Hodges, A. Millar, J. and J. Rivington, J. Ward, W. Johnston, C. Corbet, and M. Cooper, 1752. http://estc.bl.uk/T147151.

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