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'Specimens of ancient writing, charters, antiquities etc. Part I', engraved and manuscript, with (pp. 113-41) 'Engravings of ancient coins, arms royal and ecclesiastical seals. Part II', collected and annotated by Philip Astle

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 345

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'Specimens of ancient writing, charters, antiquities etc. Part I', engraved and manuscript, with (pp. 113-41) 'Engravings of ancient coins, arms royal and ecclesiastical seals. Part II', collected and annotated by Philip Astle (perhaps the son of Thomas Astle), 1787, and (pp. 142-3) an index.

Dates

  • c. 1787

Extent

158 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. d. 345, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. d. 345

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7973

Overview

'Specimens of ancient writing, charters, antiquities etc. Part I', engraved and manuscript, with (pp. 113-41) 'Engravings of ancient coins, arms royal and ecclesiastical seals. Part II', collected and annotated by Philip Astle

Biographical / Historical

Philip Astle (1768-1830) was an antiquary.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Booklabel of Philip Astle; inscribed 'Miss Houston' (p. v).
Immediate Source of Acquisition Bought, Hodgson's, 5 Dec. 1952, lot 575.

Physical Facet

Quarter vellum, marbled boards 'Bound. 1785' (p. 144)
Title
'Specimens of ancient writing, charters, antiquities etc. Part I', engraved and manuscript, with (pp. 113-41) 'Engravings of ancient coins, arms royal and ecclesiastical seals. Part II', collected and annotated by Philip Astle
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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