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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

Language of Materials

  • English

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

Abstract

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
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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