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Francis Grose, A provincial glossary (2nd ed., London, 1790), interleaved, with many manuscript notes by James Curry

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MS. Eng. lang. e. 10

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Francis Grose, A provincial glossary (2nd ed., London, 1790), interleaved, with many manuscript notes by James Curry.

Dates

  • c. 1790

Extent

513 Leaves

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. lang. e. 10

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16591

Overview

Francis Grose, A provincial glossary (2nd ed., London, 1790), interleaved, with many manuscript notes by James Curry

Biographical / Historical

Francis Grose (1731-1791) was an English antiquary, draughtsman and lexicographer.

Custodial History

Booklabel of 'Dr. Curry'; (fol. 4) 'This volume was purchased by J. B. Nichols, at the sale of Dr. Curry's books [Sotheby's, 27 March 1820, lot 1084], for £4. 10.0. and bought of him by me June 6th, 1832, with three MSS. of Pegge's Glossographical Collections for 10.10.0. F. Madden Brit. Musm.'; Sotheby's, 7 Aug. 1873 (Madden sale), lot 505.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Joseph Wright, 1925.
Title
Francis Grose, A provincial glossary (2nd ed., London, 1790), interleaved, with many manuscript notes by James Curry
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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