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An Icelandic common place book, containing poems, maxims, and miscellaneous matter, partly in Latin, written early in the 18th cent.

MS. Boreal 109
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A MS. which had not in 1832 been printed.


  • written early in the 18th cent.


87 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • Icelandic
  • Latin


MS. Boreal 109

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 20750

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'.

Custodial History

Owned by Solveig Sveinsdotter (fol. 30v: 18th cent.).

Physical Facet

On paper


6 × 3 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom