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'The character of a Proiector', written in the first quarter of the 17th cent.

MS. Douce 286

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Beg. 'A Proiector is the onlly Corne Cutter of the age': dedicated to the 'Lansgrave of Latimos' (Latmos), the Man in the Moon.


  • written in the first quarter of the 17th cent.


27 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Douce 286

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 21860

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Custodial History

Owned by 'Geo. Clark' in the 18th cent.

Physical Facet

On paper


11 1/8 × 7 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom