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Copy of an English translation made between 1594 and 1604 by Sir Arthur Atye from Antonio Perez Pedacos de historia, o relaciones ('Leon', [London, 1594])

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 239

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Copy of an English translation made between 1594 and 1604 by Sir Arthur Atye from Antonio Pérez, Pedaços de historia, ô relaçiones ('Leon', [London, 1594]), with the translator's own notes and corrections. Another copy of the preface (fols. 3-6) 'The translatour to the reader' is in HMC 9: Salisbury (Cecil) iv (1892), 172-4. A different translation was published as The fatal effects of arbitrary power (London, 1715).

Dates

  • 1594-1604

Extent

111 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 239, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 239

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16357

Overview

Copy of an English translation made between 1594 and 1604 by Sir Arthur Atye from Antonio Perez Pedacos de historia, o relaciones ('Leon', [London, 1594]).

Biographical / Historical

Sir Arthur Atye, d. 1604, was an English academic and politician. Antonio Pérez, 1540-1611, was a Spanish statesman, secretary of king Philip II of Spain.

Custodial History

Label on spine '296'; bought by Phillipps (MS. 10604) from J. Denley (bookseller), 1826; Sotheby's, 24 June 1935, lot 333.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Thomas Thorp, cat. 184 (1935), 410.

Physical Facet

limp vellum binding
Title
Copy of an English translation made between 1594 and 1604 by Sir Arthur Atye from Antonio Perez 'Pedacos de historia, o relaciones ('Leon', [London, 1594])
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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