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Copies of Latin Manuscripts from a Collection made by James Wardrop


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The following, from the collection of facsimiles made by James Wardrop:
  1. bromide prints, reduced in scale, of Matteo Contugi da Volterra, Letters to Bendetto Dei in Florence. Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana MS. Vat. Lat. 9063, fols. 112-34). cf. James Wardrop, Times Literary Supplement, 27 May, 1949, 347
  2. enlarged microfilms of Liviuas Guidoloctus of Urbino, Latin translation of Lucian, Dialogues. Dedicated to the Cardinal Julio Medici, later Pope Clement VII. (Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, MS. Vat. Lat. 5802, fols. 1-46v).
  3. positive photostats of Pietro Bembo, Rime. (London Victoria & Albert Museum, MS. L. 1347-1957, fols. 1-79).


  • 20th cent.


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Language of Materials

  • Latin

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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Facs. d. 136].
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MSS. Facs. d. 136-8

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10785

Biographical / Historical

James Wardrop (1905-57) was Controller of the Gregynog Press. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1966.

Related Materials

Letters from James Wardrop to Alfred Fairbank (MSS. Eng. lett. c. 579-8).
Copies of Latin Manuscripts from a Collection made by James Wardrop
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