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On Fri, 18 Sep 1998, Susan Carroll-Clark wrote:
> >WHERE _*DID*_ ALL THE VULGATES GO???
> >
> >In my modest career I've not come across more than a dozen,
> >half of those pre-1800.
> 
> 
> No kidding.  I check my local used bookstores and any other one I happen to
> wander into frequently, and I've yet to see *one*.

I would imagine that they are hard to come by for the simple reason that
people who buy them in the first place do so for very specific purposes.
They use them in their work and consequently hang on to them.  It is not
the sort of book one would buy on a whim; the Latin and the price would
prohibit that.

Clint

Clinton Atchley
University of Washington
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