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Literary notebooks of E. W. B. Nicholson, Written about 1872 by E. W. B. Nicholson

MS. Eng. misc. e. 57

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Literary notebooks of E. W. B. Nicholson. Relates mainly to John Gower and contains at fol. 3 an abstract of the Confessio Amantis to 1. 424 of the prologue: at fols. 8, 11v, are Latin and Greek versions of Shakespeare's story of the caskets. The volume has then been reversed and used for entering statistics as to the proportion of dactylic lines in Homer.


  • Written about 1872 by E. W. B. Nicholson


59 Leaves

Language of Materials



MS. Eng. misc. e. 57

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. 36138

Physical Facet

On paper


8 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

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