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Copy by Charles Hornby, 1705, of 'An account of the rise and progress of Mahometanism with the life of Mahomet...'

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 309

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Copy by Charles Hornby, 1705, of 'An account of the rise and' progress of Mahometanism with the life of Mahomet ana a vindication of him and his religion from the calumnies of the Christians. Supposed to be written by Dr. Stubbs [Henry Stubbs, 1632-76] copied by C. H. . . . with some variations and additions'. Edited from this manuscript by Hafiz Mahmud Khan Shairani (London, 1911).

Dates

  • 1705

Extent

216 pages

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 309, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 309

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7986

Overview

Copy by Charles Hornby, 1705, of 'An account of the rise and progress of Mahometanism with the life of Mahomet...'

Biographical / Historical

Charles Hornby (bap. 1670(?)-d/ 1739) was an English political pamphleteer and public servant.

Custodial History

Cock's, 3 Dec. 1739 (Hornby sale), lot 39; bookplate of J[ohn] D[isney]; Sotheby's, 22 April 1817 (Disney sale), lot 1562; bought by Sir Alexander Boswell; Sotheby's, 23 June 1893 (Auchinleck sale, property of Mrs. Julia Mounsey), lot 194, where it is said, probably in error, to have belonged to Sir J[ohn] Dalrymple; bought by Bertram Dobell.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Maggs, cat. 136 (1953), 42.

Physical Facet

Dark blue morocco, gilt, stamped J[ohn] D[isney] on upper cover, with his crest on the lower cover
Title
Copy by Charles Hornby, 1705, of 'An account of the rise and progress of Mahometanism with the life of Mahomet...'
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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