Index Librorum Prohibitorum (Ashbee)  

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Index Librorum Prohibitorum: being Notes Bio- Biblio- Icono- graphical and Critical, on Curious and Uncommon Books is a collection of forbidden books by Henry Spencer Ashbee, privately printed in London 1877. The title of the work is a reference to the Catholic Church's list of banned books "Index Librorum Prohibitorum". The bibliography features a fifty page description of Rowlandson's bawdy prints.

Volumes

  • Index Librorum Prohibitorum: being Notes Bio- Biblio- Icono- graphical and Critical, on Curious and Uncommon Books. London, privately printed, 1877. (The name is a reference to the Catholic Church's list of banned books "Index Librorum Prohibitorum").
  • Centuria Librorum Absconditorum: being Notes Bio- Icono- graphical and Critical, on Curious and Uncommon Books. London, privately printed, 1879.
  • Catena Librorum Tacendorum: being Notes Bio- Icono- graphical and Critical, on Curious and Uncommon Books. London, privately printed, 1885

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