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Treatises by Pieter Burman the younger

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MS. Lat. class. e. 45

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Treatises by Pieter Burman the younger on: (fols. 1-107) 'De utilitate ac necessitate eloquentiae'; (fols. 108-302) 'Historiae literariae studium', in the form of a chronological survey of Greek and Latin authors from Homer to the 14th century AD, with (fols. 304-308) an index; in the hand of an amanuensis, 18th century.


  • 18th century


311 Leaves

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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. class. e. 45, fols. 1-2].
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MS. Lat. class. e. 45

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9216


Treatises by Pieter Burman the younger, 18th century.

Biographical / Historical

Pieter Burman the younger (1713–1778) was a Dutch philologist.

Custodial History

S. & J. Luchtmans (Bibliotheca Burmanniana), 27 Sept. 1779, part of lot 2544; owned by John Mitford, 1805; Sotheby's, 9 July 1860 (Mitford sale), lot 6.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from M. M. Smith, 1961.

Physical Facet

half calf, speckled papered boards, lettered 'P. Burmanni Hist. Literar: et Colleg: styl:' on spine
Treatises by Pieter Burman the younger
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom