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Typescript (carbon copy) of a lecture by Neil Ripley Ker on 'The Manuscripts of James P. R. Lyell'

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MS. Eng. c. 2013

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Delivered at the Ashmolean Museum, in accordance with the terms of Lyell's will, as the first Lyell lecture by the first James P. R. Lyell Reader in Bibliography at Oxford University.

The lecture is not printed with the following five of Ker's Lyell lectures in English manuscripts in the century after the Norman Conquest (Oxford 1960), but fols. 1r — 10r line 26 were published as pp. xv — xxi line 32 of the Catalogue of the collection of medieval manuscripts bequeathed to the Bodleian Library Oxford by James P. R. Lyell (by Albinia de la Mare), Oxford 1971; fols. 10r line 27 — 12r contain a short account of English book-scripts from the 12th to the 15th cent., with special reference to Lyell manuscripts; fols. 13r-14r contain a partial list of Lyell's dates of acquisition, sources and prices paid, printed in expanded form by de la Mare, pp. xxv-vii.

Dates

  • 29 Jan. 1953

Extent

14 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 2013, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 2013

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15061

Overview

Typescript (carbon copy) of a lecture by Neil Ripley Ker on 'The Manuscripts of James P. R. Lyell' delivered at the Ashmolean Museum, in accordance with the terms of Lyell's will, as the first Lyell lecture by the first James P. R. Lyell Reader in Bibliography at Oxford University

Biographical / Historical

Neil Ripley Ker (1908–1982) was an English palaeographer who specialised in Anglo-Saxon studies.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited as Dep. c. 221 by N. R. Ker, May 1955, with photographs which are no longer present but doubtless provided a source of plates for the Lyell catalogue; transferred with the consent of Prof. A. G. Watson, Dr. Ker's literary executor, 1989.
Title
Typescript (carbon copy) of a lecture by Neil Ripley Ker on 'The Manuscripts of James P. R. Lyell'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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