Leiden: Haak et Socios, 1814. First Edition. Softcover. 8vo. , 131 pp. (final two leaves in facsimile on old paper; several tax-stamps in ink; on p. 127 the blind-stamp of the Theological Institute of Connecticut (now known as the Hartford Seminary). NB: In 1976 a collection of more than 200,000 books the Hartford Seminary Library were purchased by Emory University, including this one --> deaccessioned from Pitts Theology Library. Recent sympathetic wrappers, mylar L-sleeve supported by lig-free board. Very good. Item #2439
Rare sale catalogue of the large library of Aegidius Gillissen (1712-1800), containing altogether 3,226 lots of books and manuscripts + 15 bookcases. Of particular interest are the 51 lots of Oriental Manuscripts and the 165 bound atlases and maps. Gillissen studied theology at the University of Groningen; in 1747 he was appointed professor of Theology at the University of Franeker; by 1748 he received an honorary doctorate in theology and was appointed Chair of the department. In 1765 he accepted an appointed of professor of Theology at the University of Leiden; 24 years later he was asked to resign on account of his age (sic!) ¶ No copy in the Netherlands. Not in Blogie. Combined searches in Worldcat and KVK produce only a single copy (at the Grolier Club. ¶ See the extensive literature about Gillissen in Nieuw Nederlandsch Biografisch Woordenboek, Biographisch Woordenboek der Nederlanden, etc.