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Scribal copy of a translation by Sir John Harington from Latin into English verse of 'The school of Salerne'

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 32

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Scribal copy of a translation by Sir John Harington from Latin into English verse of 'The school of Salerne', with (fol. 6) corrections possibly by the author, early 17th cent. Variants of this manuscript are listed by Edmund Malone in his copy of the printed edition of 1624-[pr. bk.] Malone 507. Verse in Crum.

28 leaves.

Dates

  • Early 17th century

Extent

28 Leaves

Language of Materials

English, Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. e. 32, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. poet. e. 32

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11170-2

Overview

Scribal copy of a translation by Sir John Harington from Latin into English verse of 'The school of Salerne'.

Biographical / Historical

Sir John Harington (bap. 1560, d. 1612) was a British courtier and author.

Custodial History

Said by Malone to have been owned by James Bindley; Thomas Thorpe, 1836 catalogue, item 1309; Phillipps MS. 9132; Sotheby's, 17 May 1897, lot 372, and 19 May 1913, lot 797; Sir William Osler, Bibliotheca Osleriana (Oxford, 1929), 7623.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Osler, 1928.

Physical Facet

stiffened marbled wrappers
Title
Scribal copy of a translation by Sir John Harington from Latin into English verse of 'The school of Salerne'
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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