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Volume compiled by Edward Burton

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MS. Eng. misc. b. 42
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Volume compiled by Edward Burton, containing:

  1. (pp. 3-6, 111-19) incomplete indexes and lists
  2. (pp. 7-95) catalogue of a library, arranged alphabetically by author, containing theological, historical and literary works in Latin, English, French and Italian, divided under each letter by language, and giving shelf-marks, with additions made c.1742
  3. (pp. 99-107) notes on Jewish law; with (p. 1) notes by Thomas Tanner for Bibliotheca Britannico-Hibernica.


  • Creation: 18th century


120 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. b. 42, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. misc. b. 42

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17221


Volume compiled by Edward Burton

Biographical / Historical

Edward Burton (1794-1836) was an English Church of England clergyman and theologian.

Custodial History

Said by Sir Thomas Phillipps (note on pastedown) to have been bought at the sale of Austin Cooper's library in Dublin (Edward Maguire, 21 Feb. 1831), but not found in that catalogue; Phillipps MS. 25222; Sotheby's, 27 June 1938, part of lot 245.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, G. H. Last, cat. 249 (1939), 438.

Physical Facet

Middle Hill boards

Volume compiled by Edward Burton
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom