The Library Inventory Catalogue of Samuel Petit across the Channel.

The private library inventory catalogue of Samuel Petit (1594-1643), published in Paris in 1645, is one of the earliest printed inventory catalogues produced in France. According to Pollard and Ehrman, it was preceded only by the library inventories of Thomas Blaise (1641) and Jean des Cordes (1643). Petit was a French Huguenot priest, orientalist, classical … Continue reading The Library Inventory Catalogue of Samuel Petit across the Channel.

The exhibition cases are arriving!

This morning, our first shipment of exhibition cases arrived. Goppion, a company based in Milan, has spent the last six months building them to our specifications. They might not look like much now, but in a few weeks these state-of-the-art cases will be the home of many Grolier Club exhibitions to come.