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Correspondence and papers of Giles Barber relating to John Nourse (c.1705-1780), bookseller, 1958-2006 and n.d. [c.1962-1990]

MS. 9101/67

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  1. 'J[ohn] N[ourse] Research Correspondence', correspondence with libraries, archives, and other organisations, and related papers, arranged alphabetically by correspondent, 1958-2006 and n.d. [c.1970]
  2. 'John Nourse family / personal, Oxford in his time', correspondence and papers relating to Barber’s research into the personal life of Nourse, 1960-1999 and n.d. [c.1970-1990]
  3. typescript, "A Londres, chez Jean Nourse", with a note by Barber: 'The penultimate corrected typescript of Giles' ?1962/3 essay for the Gordon Duff Bibliographical Prize – which it won – with some spelling and stylistic corrections by his father, E. A. Barber', n.d. [c.1962]
  4. 'J. Nourse, Facsimiles of title pages, English or Latin or French or Italian books', photocopies of title pages of books printed for or sold by Nourse, arranged alphabetically by author, or where the author is unknown, alphabetically by title under 'Anon.', n.d. [c.1970]
  5. '1775 Nourse Catalogue', photocopy of 'Books Printed For and Sold by J. Nourse, At the King’s Arms, opposite Catherine-Street, in the Strand, London, Bookseller to His Majesty', n.d. [c.1970]


  • 1958-2006 and n.d. [c.1962-1990]


1 box (5 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 9101/67

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom