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A copy of John Britton's Rights of Literature (London, 1814), with printed cuttings on the claims of Libraries to copies of books gratis, and manuscript notes, 1814

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MS. Top. Gen. e. 41

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A copy of John Britton's Rights of Literature (London, 1814), with printed cuttings on the claims of Libraries to copies of books gratis, and manuscript notes by the author and some letters, among which are single letters from Sir Nicolas Harris Nicolas (1814?; fol. 10), lord Holland, i.e. Henry Richard Vassall Fox (two, 1814?; fols. 92, 100), Sir Samuel Romilly, April 23, 1814 (fol. 93), Abraham John Valpy (two, 1814; fols. 94, 99), Isaac D'Israeli, April 9, 1814 (fol. 97).

Dates

  • 1814

Extent

1 volume

Language of Materials

English

Shelfmark

MS. Top. Gen. e. 41

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. V, no. 25557.

Custodial History

Lot 147 in the Gough Nichols sale, 1874.

Gough Nichols coll. vol. no. 39 (from 1874 to about 1884).

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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