John Brand's copy of Observations on popular antiquities (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1777)
John Brand's own copy of his Observations on popular antiquities (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1777), interleaved with many additional notes and extracts. Many of the additions were incorporated in the 1813 edition by Sir Henry Ellis.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. e. 242].
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MSS. Eng. misc. e. 242-243
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12814
Biographical / Historical
John Brand (1744-1806) was an antiquary and historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45760-1.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The volumes were bought from George Sexton of Brighton in 1941.
- John Brand's copy of Observations on popular antiquities (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1777)
- Emily Tarrant
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