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Miscellaneous classical and other papers, written in the first half of the 18th cent.

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MS. D'Orville 595

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Comprises:
  1. (fol. 1) Latin proverbs, in alphabetical order
  2. (fol. 24) 'V. cl. Petri Francii conjecturae et emendationes in LXX ex ipsius schedis descriptae.'
  3. (fol. 42) 'De Manethone, J. A. Fabricius', a copy of notes on the 'Αποτελεσματικά
  4. (fol. 50) A directory of some of J. P. D'Orville's correspondents.
  5. (fol. 60) Latin notes on the Atys of Catullus
  6. (fol. 96) A collation of a MS. of Horace (imperfect)
  7. (fol. 113) 'H F. D. A. in Caii [Quinti?] Lutatii Catuli Monumentum antiquum sepulchrale', beg. 'Præfatio. Quamplurimis ex illis.'
  8. (fol. 124) An account of some French scholars living in the first half of the 18th century, and their works, in Latin
  9. (fol. 146). 'Index eorum qui possident nummos, tabulas pictas, bibliothecas ... [etc.] Parisiis & aliis in locis', cf. fol. 92
  10. (fol. 180). 'Concept van eenige Verbeteringen en Veranderingen te maken in de Latynsche Schole' (at Amsterdam ?).

Dates

  • written in the first half of the 18th cent.

Extent

203 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. D'Orville 595

Former reference:

Auct. X. 5. 20

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 17473

Custodial History

Three bills for books sold to C. J. Strackhovius, 1751-80, found among the Library papers, have been added as fols. 190-3.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 3/4 × 6 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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