from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A concise list for easy reference.
- n. Same as check-list, 2.
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I've got the hand-list as a rough reference to be annotated and fixed as I go through the relevant box, stopping only for a sneeze here and there at moments.
For all that can be required is a hand-list on the scale of the Douce or Malone separate catalogues, where a title seldom occupies more than a single line.
Ashburnham hand-list, 1864, now (1897-98) supplemented by the sale catalogue; the Chatsworth Catalogue, which does not include the books at Devonshire House, and Lord Crawford's catalogue of his Ballads and