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Catalogue of the Pei-T'ang Library. [Catalogue de la Bibliothèque du Pé-t'ang]
      [Beitang tushuguancang Xiwen shanben mulu 北堂圖書館藏西文善本目錄]
AuthorBeitang Library 北堂圖書館 (Beijing)
Verhaeren, H. (Hubert)
Pub. LocationBeijing 北京PublisherGuojia tushuguan chubanshe 國家圖書館出版社
Date2009Phys. Desc.xxxiii, 1334 p. : ill. ; 29 cm. + 34 p. booklet
LocationFolio Cabinet 1Call NumberZ955.P375 2009
Catalogue of the Pei-T'ang Library / Lazarist Mission, Peking China.
Originally published: Peking : Lazarist Mission Press, 1949. N.B. Gleeson Library edition t.p. in French: Catalogue de la Bibliothèque du Pei-tʻang [Pé-T'ang]. At head of title: Mission Catholique des Lazaristes à Pékin. Pekin : Imp. des Lazaristes, 1949. [Paris, Les Belles Lettres, 1969].
T.p. and prefatory material in English; colophon in Chinese. Catalog divided by language: French section -- Latin section -- Italian section -- Portuguese section -- Spanish section -- German section -- Greek section -- Dutch section -- Hebrew section -- Polish section -- Slavonic section. Includes indexes.

"The facsimile reprint is restricted to the catalogue itself. Verhaeren’s introduction 'Aperçu historique de la Bibliothèque du Pé-t’ang' (pp. V-XXXIII) is replaced by an English translation....". For this and more information on the Beitang catalog cf. Macaulogia Fórum de Estudos sobre Macau 澳門學論壇.
Accompanied by booklet in Chinese: Beitang tushuguancang Xiwen shanben mulu [fulu bufen] 北堂圖書館藏西文善本目錄 [附錄部分] / Beijing Qianshihui bian 北京遣使會編. [Translation of the English preface by Li Guoqing 李國慶].
Booklet also in pdf format: Digital Archives local access [Beitang Library Supplement.pdf]

"北堂是北京最大的天主教堂, 是法國耶穌會士於1693年建成, 當年藏書為四堂之冠, 西文善本達5000冊以上, 其中還包括非常珍貴的"搖籃本", 內容涉及宗教, 科學與文化等各個方面. 英國書史專家對北堂藏書給予了極高的評價, 他們認為其中"早期歐洲印本圖書之全, 不僅在遠東, 而且在亞洲都是無與倫比的 ... "本書目著錄圖書4101種共5133冊, 有極高的文獻和研究價值."--OCLC note.

Original 1949 edition (i.e. 1969 printing) available at Gleeson Library.

Subject(s)Beitang Library 北堂圖書館 (Beijing 北京)--Catalogs
Vincentians--Libraries--China--Beijing--History
Catholic libraries--China--Beijing--History
Jesuits--Libraries--China--Beijing--History
Beitang Library 北堂圖書館 (Beijing 北京)--History
Rec. TypeBook (Collection catalog)LanguageMultilang.
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryEdition第1版Rec. #10561
ISBN9787501336142 ; 7501336148OCLC261198719