[Ads-l] Antedating of "Bibliography" and "Bibliographer"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Jan 31 03:35:23 UTC 2016


bibliography (OED, 3., 1838)

1722 _Memoirs of Literature_ III. 141 (Eighteenth Century Collections Online)  This is only a Specimen of a large Work of Dr. _Huselitt_, who designs to publish an Universal Bibliography, that will contain most Catalogues and Bibliographers, digested into a convenient Order.


bibliographer (OED, 2., 1810)

See above.


Fred Shapiro

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