Epitome of Plutarch's Lives written and illustrated with ink and wash portraits by Mary Gale
Epitome of Plutarch's Lives, written and illustrated with ink and wash portraits by Mary Gale, 1711, dedicated (pp. 2-4) to her brother Thomas Gale. Comprises:
- (pp. 94-158) Lives of Christ and the disciples, similarly illustrated
- (pp. 172-224) An account of the 1715 Rebellion, based on enws heard in Keighley Market, Yorks
- (pp. 165-168, 225-243) Copies of verses and letters about the Rebellion
- (pp. 245-255) Account of the presentation of Thomas Gale to the rectory of Linton, Yorks., by his counsin Roger, 1716, with a brief description of Linton and a sketch of the parsonage.
- Creation: 1711
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. e. 2836, fols. 1-2].
MS. Eng. e. 2836
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 9819
Epitome of Plutarch's Lives written and illustrated with ink and wash portraits by Mary Gale.
Biographical / Historical
No biographical information is known.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought, Christopher Edwards, Short List 3 (1992), 38.
Vellum. Signature of A. Dennis Buckeridge, early 20th cent. (p. I); booklable of Alastair Robb Smith
- Epitome of Plutarch's 'Lives' written and illustrated with ink and wash portraits by Mary Gale
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