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Notes on heraldry

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MS. Eng. misc. f. 51

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Notes on heraldry, late 17th century, with:
  1. (fols. 17-68) engraved armorial playing cards published by Richard Blome [1675-80] mounted on the leaves
  2. (fols. 4-7) an index.

Dates

  • Late 17th century

Extent

75 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. f. 51, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. f. 51

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17683

Overview

Notes on heraldry

Biographical / Historical

Richard Blome (bap. 1635, d. 1705) was a cartographer and bookseller.

Custodial History

'The gift of Revd. G[eorge] Burton Rector of Elden Suffolk May 28th 1786' (fol. 8); booklabel of G. B. Burrell, Thetford; Hodgson's, 12 Nov. 1924, lot 209.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from William Brown of Edinburgh, 1925.

Physical Facet

Gilt-ruled calf
Title
Notes on heraldry
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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