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Collections for an edition of Anglo-Saxon laws by Elizabeth and William Elstob

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MS. Eng. lang. c. 11

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Collections for an edition of Anglo-Saxon laws by Elizabeth and William Elstob, C.17IO-14 (one of three volumes). See D. Wilkins, Leges Anglo-Saxonicae (London, 1721), which incorporates the work of the Elstobs.

Dates

  • c. 1710-1714

Extent

127 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lang. c. 11, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. lang. c. 11

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16596

Overview

Collections for an edition of Anglo-Saxon laws by Elizabeth and William Elstob, c.1710-14

Biographical / Historical

Elizabeth Elstob, 1683-1756, was an English Anglo-Saxon scholar. William Elstob, c. 1674-1715, was an English Anglo-Saxon scholar and Church of England clergyman.

Custodial History

Printed label '91' on spine; inscribed 'B' inside upper cover; owned with two volumes of the same collections by Fleetwood Parkhurst (sale of his pictures, books, etc., Moore & Weaver, 19 May 1845, lot 91); Phillipps MS. 11787 (three vols.); Sotheby's, 10 June 1896, lot 474 (two vols.).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby's, 14 Feb. 1927 (W. A. Lindsay sale), lot 264 (two vols.; the second not found).

Physical Facet

marbled boards, repaired with continental decorated paper
Title
Collections for an edition of Anglo-Saxon laws by Elizabeth and William Elstob
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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