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Macaulay; The Historian, Statesman, and Essayist. Anecdotes of his life and literary labours, with some account of his early and unknown writings (2nd ed., London, John Camden Hotten, Piccadilly, 1860),with notes and letters of Augustus De Morgan, former owner of the book

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Macaulay; The Historian, Statesman, and Essayist. Anecdotes of his life and literary labours, with some account of his early and unknown writings (2nd ed., London, John Camden Hotten, Piccadilly, 1860), with notes and letters of Augustus De Morgan, 1861-1869, former owner of the book. With some correspondence.

Dates

  • 1860 1861-1869

Extent

0.05 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Example, fols. 1-2]
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MSS. Eng. c. 7284, fols. 17-21; e. 3588

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6130

Overview

Macaulay; The Historian, Statesman, and Essayist. Anecdotes of his life and literary labours, with some account of his early and unknown writings (2nd ed., London, John Camden Hotten, Piccadilly, ), with notes and letters of Augustus De Morgan, former owner of the book.

Biographical / Historical

Augustus De Morgan (1806–71) was a mathematician and historian. For further details see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Custodial History

The volume was sold at Sotheby's sale of C.H. Trevelyan's books 17 Jan. 1974; T. D. Rogers purchased it from Blackwell's bookshop,13 Dec. 1974.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by T.D. Rogers, Oct. 2006

Separated Materials

Four letters from Augustus De Morgan to Arthur Hall, speculating on the origins of the name "Onuphrio", used by Horace Walpole, July-Aug. 1867, now MS. Eng. c. 7284, fols. 18-21.
Title
Macaulay; The Historian, Statesman, and Essayist. Anecdotes of his life and literary labours, with some account of his early and unknown writings (2nd ed., London, John Camden Hotten, Piccadilly, 1860), with notes and letters of Augustus De Morgan
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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