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Letters and papers relating to Sir John de Mandeville (Jean de la Bourgogne), Written in 1872-1907

MS. Eng. misc. d. 64
Held at the Weston Library

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Letters and papers relating to Sir John de Mandeville (Jean de la Bourgogne). Modernised version of the English translation of Mandeville's travels (text as in J. O. Halliwell-Phillipps' 1869 edition), with explanatory footnotes, composed and written by E. W. B. Nicholson: beg. 'Forasmuch as the land beyond the sea': ends abruptly in chapter 6 'is 40 journeys to pass by desert'.

An interleaved copy of the 1869 printed edition, largely annotated by Mr. Nicholson, was similarly bequeathed by him, and has been referenced 206. e. 85.


  • Creation: Written in 1872-1907


59 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. d. 64

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. VI, no. 36121

Physical Facet

On paper


9 1/4 × 7 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom