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'Inscriptiones singulares', copies of noteworthy Latin inscriptions, ancient and modern, with a large number of engravings of figures etc. cut from printed books, and now (1894) pasted in, written in about A.D. 1690 by Adrian Beverland

MS. D'Orville 540

  • Request

Some of the inscriptions are fictitious. The handwriting appears to be that of Adrian Beverland.


  • Creation: written in about A.D. 1690 by Adrian Beverland


74 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. D'Orville 540

Former reference:

Auct. X. 2. inf. 2. 39

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 17418

Custodial History

Beverland's armorial bookplate is on fol. iiv: he gave the volume to Fridericus Spanhemius on 1 Sept. 1692.

Physical Facet

On paper, with Beverland's armorial bookplate


10 1/2 × 7 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom