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Manuscript copy of 'On the Byssus of the Ancients', n.d. [c.1841]

MS. Wilkinson dep. e. 63
Held at the Weston Library

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Volume, n.d. [c.1841], containing a manuscript copy (not in Wilkinson's hand) of a work by 'John Reynold Forster' entitled 'On the Byssus of the Ancients'. [This is probably a translation of Liber singularis de Bysso antiquorum by Johann Reinhold Forster (London, 1776).]

(fols. 101-10) blank


  • Creation: n.d. [c.1841]


110 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Wilkinson dep. e. 63

Former references:

'Forster's Byssus M.S.' (W); F 2 (interim).

Physical Facet

Binding: half red calf, gilt, blind-stamped, marbled boards, brown calf label on spine.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom