Du Prat

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Du PRAT d.ca.1699?

Biographical Note

?François du Prat, tutor in the Cavendish and other households, correspondent of Thomas Hobbes?


The "library of Mr Du Prat" was auctioned in London, 2.5.1699. The sale catalogue includes 2509 lots, divided between Latin, Greek and English books (in all subjects, divided only by format, 1521 lots) and French, Italian and Spanish books (988).


  • Alston, R. C. Inventory of sale catalogues 1676-1800. St Philip, 2010.
  • The library of Mr Du Prat, [London, 1699], ESTC r204180.
  • Malcolm, N. (ed), The Clarendon edition of the works of Thomas Hobbes, vol.7: the correspondence vol.2, 1660-1679, Oxford, 1994, 881-5.