Catalogus Librorum Manuscriptorum in Bibliotheca Collegii Corporis Christi in Cantabrigia:
by CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE, Cambridge.
quos legavit Matthaeus Parkerus. [Compiled by William Stanley]. Woodcut ornament on title. 2 p.l., 112,  pp. Small folio, cont. half-calf & marbled boards (joints with some careful repairs). London: G. & J. Innys, 1722. Large paper copy, limited to 50 copies, of the second catalogue of the 482 MSS. bequeathed to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, by Matthew Parker (1504-75), "England's first great bibliophile...It is hardly conceivable that a man who played such a prominent part in the ecclesiastical affairs of the sixteenth century, should also have found time to publish a number of scholarly works and to collect a great library."-De Ricci, p. 15. A fine copy from the Macclesfield library with the embossed stamp on title and the North Library bookplate. Printed by William Bowyer; his records show 200 ordinary and 50 large-paper copies printed. . (Inventory #: HillBibl-5230)
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