The confiscated library of William Macintosh in the Bibliothèque municipale d’Avignon

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Abstract

In 1795, the private library of William Macintosh, author of Travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa (1782), was seized from his home in Avignon by the revolutionary authorities. Using the inventory of this seizure as a guide, this note presents a reconstruction of Macintosh’s library and identifies those books that exist today in the collections of the Bibliothèque municipale d’Avignon.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197–216
Number of pages20
JournalThe Library: Transactions of The Bibliographical Society
Volume22
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jun 2021

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