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ANTONIO DA MARCO MAGLIABECHI (1633-1714)

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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 314 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ANTONIO DA MARCO MAGLIABECHI (1633-1714), Italian bibliophile, was born at Florence on the 28th of October 1633. He followed the trade of a goldsmith until 1673, when he received the appointment of librarian to the grand-duke of Tuscany, a post for which he-had qualified himself by his vast stores of self-acquired learning. He died on the 4th of July 1714, bequeathing his large private library to the grand-duke, who in turn handed it over to the city.
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