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Mid-17th-cent. translation of Francois de Boisrobert, 'Histoire Indienne d'Anaxandre et d'Orazie'

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 435

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Mid-17th-cent. translation of Francois de Boisrobert, 'Histoire Indienne d'Anaxandre et d'Orazie', entitled 'The history of Anaxander and Orazia ... Ann Indian story', in one hand, with 'the preface to the reader' and corrections in another.

Dates

  • Mid 17th century

Extent

212 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. d. 435, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. d. 435

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8237

Overview

Mid-17th-cent. translation of Francois de Boisrobert, 'Histoire Indienne d'Anaxandre et d'Orazie'

Biographical / Historical

Francois de Boisrobert (1592-1662) was a French poet, playwright and courtier.

Custodial History

Signature of Thomas Lock, 17th cent. (fol. i); bookplate of James Stanley, 10th Earl of Derby, 1702 (fol. 3v); 'Knowsley Library' inside upper cover; bought, Pickering & Chatto Ltd., cat. 356 (1954), unnumbered item inside front cover.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Pickering & Chatto Ltd., cat. 356 (1954), unnumbered item inside front cover

Bibliography

  • A translation of the work by William Duncomb, with this title, was entered in the Stationers' Register, 13 Nov. 1639, but no copy is now known. A different translation by 'W. G.' was published as The Indian history of Anaxander and Orazia (London, 1657).

Physical Facet

Calf, gilt
Title
Mid-17th-cent. translation of Francois de Boisrobert, 'Histoire Indienne d'Anaxandre et d'Orazie'
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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