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Russian calligraphic writing, giving the various forms of each letter of the alphabet

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MS. Bodl. Rolls 17

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Russian calligraphic writing, giving the various forms of each letter of the alphabet, with scraps of notes and phrases: with a prayer at beginning and end. Cp. MS. Bodl. Rolls 14.

Dates

  • Written in the 17th century

Extent

1 Roll

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. Rolls 17, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Bodl. Rolls 17

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18088

Overview

Russian calligraphic writing, giving the various forms of each letter of the alphabet

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 2979

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Ex dono amantissimi amici magistri Samuelis Ibbetson'. The identification of this MS. which came into the Library before 1680 with that numbered 2979 in the Old Catalogue of 1697 is not wholly certain. [Cr.]

Physical Facet

On paper, made of seven pieces of paper and one (modern) of parchment, two illuminated capitals

Dimensions

8 ft. 6 in. long by 6 in. wide, in a cloth box 2 1/4 in. square x 7 in.
Title
Russian calligraphic writing, giving the various forms of each letter of the alphabet
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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