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Fair copy of Jacob Boehme, The Way to Christ, translated by John Sparrow

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MS. Eng. th. e. 103

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Fair copy of Jacob Boehme, The Way to Christ, translated by John Sparrow, 'printed in the yeare of our Lord Christ MDCXXXV' (fol. 1); differing substantially from the version published, London, 1648.

147 leaves.

Dates

  • 1635

Extent

147 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. th. e. 103, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. th. e. 103

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9091

Overview

Fair copy of Jacob Boehme, The Way to Christ, translated by John Sparrow, 1635.

Biographical / Historical

Jacob Boehme (1575–1624) was a German philosopher. John Sparrow (1615–1670) was a translator and lawyer.

Custodial History

Owned by William Clopton, 17th century; booklabel of Wilfred Merton.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Martin Breslauer, cat. 98 (1960), 123.

Physical Facet

bound by C. & C. McLeish in brown morocco
Title
Fair copy of Jacob Boehme, 'The Way to Christ', translated by John Sparrow
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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