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The Seghers Collections: Old Books for a New World

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dc.contributor.author Cazes, Hélène
dc.date.accessioned 2013-08-13T19:41:20Z
dc.date.available 2013-08-13T19:41:20Z
dc.date.copyright 2013 en_US
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.citation Cazes, Helen (2013). The Seghers Collections: Old Books for a New World. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria Libraries. en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-55058-493-6 (pbk)
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-55058-494-3 (pdf)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/4742
dc.description.abstract The Seghers Collection consists of approximately 4,000 volumes. It is essentially Seghers’ personal library complemented by collateral works purchased by the diocese. It is rich in continental imprints from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries and reflects his broad interests: philosophy, ethics, psychology, science, Roman history, drama, and music. Devotional literature is a large component and the collection contains most of the major works of the Church Fathers, the complete Patrologiae in both Greek and Latin, the Acta Sanctorum (66 volumes), a large collection of bibles dating from 1699 to 1855, and a smaller collection of prayer books, treatises, sermons, commentaries, and histories of the Catholic Church. It also contains sixteenth- and seventeenthcentury editions of the works of Aristotle, Valerius, Maximus, Justinus, Tacitus, and other classical authors. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of Victoria Libraries en_US
dc.subject Charles John Seghers en_US
dc.subject Catholic Church en_US
dc.subject British Columbia en_US
dc.subject Devotional Literature en_US
dc.subject Early Printed Books en_US
dc.title The Seghers Collections: Old Books for a New World en_US
dc.type Book en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Faculty en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Reviewed en_US


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