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

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 64

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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.

Dates

  • Written in 1872-1907

Extent

59 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Shelfmark

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

Dimensions

9 1/4 × 7 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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