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'Anecdotes of Printing', written in about A.D. 1810-1860(?)

MS. Add. C. 170
Held at the Weston Library

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'Anecdotes of Printing', made in about 1810-1860. They consist chiefly of manuscript extracts from printed books, cuttings from magazines and newspapers, a few titlepages and engravings and the like. At fols.65v, 67v of no. 29162 are two drawings of the gallery of Antiquities in the British Museum 'West ...' and 'East side of the Third Room', about 1820 (?).


  • Creation: written in about A.D. 1810-1860(?)


80 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Add. C. 170

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. 29162.

Custodial History

This volume was at one time in the library of John Upham, bookseller, of Bath, whose armorial bookplate is in the book, and who perhaps wrote the accounts of literary men in it.

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/8 × 9 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom