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'... Islendsk Qvæde ...', by Eggerhard Olafsson, written chiefly in 1768 by E. Olafsson

MS. Boreal 81
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This volume is stated to be Olafsson's autograph and was written in 1768, the year of his death.

A MS. that not yet been printed in 1832; autograph of the author. Probably unique.


  • written chiefly in 1768 by E. Olafsson


220 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Icelandic


MS. Boreal 81

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 20722

A catalogue by Magnusen, dated 1828, is in the Library, and was printed in 1832 with the title 'Catalogus...codicum cliii manuscriptorum Borealium præcipuæ Islandicæ originis, ...autcore... Finno Magnæo, Islando'.

Related Materials

See also MS. Boreal 82 for a copy, the contents of the two volumes are not identical.

Physical Facet

On paper, marked with a printed stamp dated 1766


7 3/4 × 5 7/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom