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Commonplace book of John Greaves

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MS. Lat. misc. e. 115

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Commonplace book of John Greaves (1602-1652), containing extracts from classical Latin authors, notes on chronology, grammar and etymology, with:
  1. (fols. 75v-83) copies of Oxford disputations and speeches, c.1617-23;
  2. (fols. 128v-120v rev.) a list (defective) of 'The choysest Bookes of severall Artes & Sciences' in the Bodleian, and of scientific instruments.

Dates

  • 1627

Extent

133 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. misc. e. 115, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. misc. e. 115

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16916

Overview

Commonplace book of John Greaves (1602-1652).

Biographical / Historical

John Greaves (1602-1652) was an English astronomer and orientalist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Winifred Myers, 1970.

Physical Facet

vellum binding, inscribed '1627' on both covers
Title
Commonplace book of John Greaves
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom