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'Catalogus omnium librorum a bibliotheca Lambethana ad Academiam Cantabrigiensem transmissorum', Written in A.D. 1647 in London

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MS. Arch. Solden B. 5

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'Catalogus omnium librorum a bibliotheca Lambethana ad Academiam Cantabrigiensem transmissorum' a list of the printed books and (fols. 65-75)-MSS. sent to Cambridge from Lambeth by an order of the House of Commons dated Feb. 15, 1 64 6/7; arranged chiefly by subjects. They were returned at the Restoration.

This is the original list certified by John Spencer and Samuel Tomson, and noted by H. Elsynge the Clerk of the House of Commons as 'deliuered [to the House] by Mr. Denys Bond . 29° April. 1647'. Selden was on the Committee for settling the affair, and no doubt retained this MS. Fol. 142 is a fragment of some legal proceedings in English (17th cent.).

Dates

  • Written in A.D. 1647 in London

Extent

143 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Arch. Solden B. 5

Arrangement

Old Selden mark = B. 5

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. II, no. 3335

Custodial History

Manuscript 3349 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 5/8 × 8 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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