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Collection made by William Upcott (notes by him, fols. 117v, 144), of orders, bills, subscription forms and other papers of booksellers

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 134

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Collection made by William Upcott (notes by him, fols. 117v, 144), of orders, bills, subscription forms and other papers of booksellers, including:
  1. Cadell and Davies, and John Nourse, 18th early 19th cent.
  2. (fol. 169) a letter from Richard Royston, [1665?]
  3. Some miscellaneous autographs, 17th-19th cent.
Published in microform as part of The Upcott collection of literary autographs, 1765-1830 (Teaneck, N.J., 1975).

Dates

  • 17th-19th century

Extent

184 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 134, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 134

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10763

Overview

Collection made by William Upcott (notes by him, fols. 117v, 144), of orders, bills, subscription forms and other papers of booksellers

Biographical / Historical

William Upcott (1779-1845) was an English antiquary and autograph collector.

Custodial History

R. H. Evans, 22 June 1846 (Upcott sale), probably part of lot 516; Sotheby's, 5 April 1879 (J. G. Nichols sale), probably part of lot 164.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Bernard Halliday, cat. 97 (1928), 737.
Title
Collection made by William Upcott (notes by him, fols. 117v, 144), of orders, bills, subscription forms and other papers of booksellers
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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