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Volume of copies, early 19th cent. (watermark 1807), lettered on spine 'Curious Manuscripts'

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 133

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Volume of copies, early 19th cent. (watermark 1807), lettered on spine 'Curious Manuscripts', including:
  1. (fols. 1-43) 'Memoirs secrets et anecdotes pour servir a l'histoire de la fin du regne de George Second', 1758-9, by Frances Capel, Countess of Essex
  2. (fols. 57-185) memoirs, 1603, and diary, 1616-17, 1619, of Anne Clifford, Countess of Dorset, published from another copy by V. Sackville West, The diary of the Lady Anne Clifford (London, 1923)
  3. (fols. 186-216) extracts, 1570-89, from the Talbot papers at the College of Arms.
(fols. 217-445 are blank)

Dates

  • Compiled early 19th century, 1570-1789

Extent

445 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. d. 133, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. d. 133

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17468

Overview

Volume of copies, early 19th cent. (watermark 1807), lettered on spine 'Curious Manuscripts'

Biographical / Historical

Lady Anne Clifford (1590-1676), countess of Pembroke, Dorset and Montgomery, was a noblewoman and diarist.

Custodial History

Ticket of William Hutt, bookseller, London, inside upper cover.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from P. J. & A. E. Dobell, cat. 42 (1925), 158.

Physical Facet

Blue straight-grained morocco, stamped on the spine with the monogram of an Earl of Essex
Title
Volume of copies, early 19th cent. (watermark 1807), lettered on spine 'Curious Manuscripts'
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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