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Zacharias Conrad von Uffenbach (1683–1734) was a German scholar, bibliophile, book-collector, traveller, palaeographer, and consul in Frankfurt am Main. He was born in lawyer's family.[1] Name of his brother was Johann Friedrich von Uffenbach.

Uffenbach described some of 18th-centuries English museums and private collections (f.e. Hans Sloane's collection).[2] In 1710 he visited Oxford to examine manuscripts in University libraries.[3]

Uffenbach collected a big collection of oriental manuscripts.[4] In 1711 his library contained about 12.000 books. After his death Johann Christoph Wolf acquired his collection.

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  • Hermann, Leben Herrn Zacharias Conrad von Uffenbach etc. Ulm 1753 (Sonderabdruck aus dem ersten Bande der „Merkwürdigen Reisen“). – Jöcher, Allgem. Gel.-Lex., Leipzig 1750 f., IV, 1562. – Gwinner, Kunst und Künstler in Frankfurt a. M. Frankf. 1862, S. 263.

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