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The original MS. of Wood's 'Antiquities of the City of Oxford', Written for the most part in 1662-1663 by Anthony à Wood

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MS. Wood F. 29a

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The original MS. of Wood's 'Antiquities of the City of Oxford', with additions by Wood to 1691, and (fol. 372) a portion of a Latin treatise by Brian Twyne, probably belonging to MS. Twyne 18 in the Oxford University Archives.

At fol. 382 is the beginning of a later transcript. Fols. 358-9 ('Collections concerning the Jews') and fols. 368-71 ('The incorporation of the company of shoemakers') are missing. fols. 281-4 were inserted June 24, 1897.

Dates

  • Written for the most part in 1662-1663 by Anthony à Wood

Extent

505 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Shelfmark

MS. Wood F. 29a

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. 8491

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

14 3/5 × 8 1/5 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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