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A copy of the 1620 ('Orleans') edition of Thuanus's Historiac suitemporis and Commentarii de Vita sua , interleaved, vol. vii, 1620

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MS. Carte 286
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A copy of the 1620 ('Orleans') edition of Thuanus's Historiac suitemporis and Commentarii de Vita sua, interleaved, with collations (stated to be by Thomas Carte) of five printed editions (P, D, d, o, f) and copies of some notes; and with the vernacular forms of names of places and persons which occur in the Latin original, entered in red ink. The collations almost cease after bk. lxxx.

The old and cracked binding is formed out of parchment leases.

Dates

  • 1620

Extent

1 volume

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Carte 286

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. 27851.

Related Materials

Other volumes of the 1620 ('Orleans') edition of Thuanus's Historiac suitemporis and Commentarii de Vita sua are MSS. Carte 280-285, 287. MS. Carte 288 is a copy of vol. 5 only of the 1630 (Geneva) edition.

These were made for, and used in the preparation of, Samuel Buckley's edition of the Latin history (Lond., 1733, folio, 7 vols.).

The original five volumes are here bound in eight, which begin respectively with bks. i, xiii, xxvii, xliv, lviii, lxxxi, xcvii, but the collations almost cease after bk. lxxx.

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