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Locke's herbarium, 1664-1665

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MS. Locke b. 7

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Locke's herbarium, 1664-1665, containing 970 specimens in two volumes, mounted on the backs of exercises (1661-1664) done for him by his pupils at Christ Church, Oxford.

The volume include a few leaves of verse in Latin and English. English verse in Crum.

Dates

  • 1664-1665

Extent

369 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Conditions Governing Access

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Shelfmark

MS. Locke b. 7

Bibliography

  • See J. W. Gough, 'John Locke's herbarium', BRL, 7 (1962-7), 42-6.

Physical Facet

Limp vellum bindings

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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