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Seventy-two sermons on the 53rd chapter of Isaiah

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MS. Add. A. 90

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Seventy-two sermons on the 53rd chapter of Isaiah, written in a Scotch hand, preceded by a short index. These were printed as by James Durham (d. 1658) with the title 'Christ crucify'd or the Marrow of the Gospel', in 1683 or earlier.

There is no clue to the author in the MS., but the first sermon is dated 'March 6, 1656.'

Dates

  • written in and soon after A.D. 1656 in Scotland by J. Durham

Extent

442 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 90, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. A. 90

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18691

Abstract

Seventy-two sermons on the 53rd chapter of Isaiah, written in and soon after A.D. 1656 in Scotland by J. Durham.

Biographical / Historical

James Durham (1622–1658) was a Church of Scotland minister.

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. V, no. 28923.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at messrs. Puttick and Simpson's, Aug. 7, 1867 (lot 450), for £1 1s.: the sale catalogue attributes the sermons to dr. John Owen, dean of Christ Church, Oxford, who died in 1683.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 3/4 × 6 1/2 in.
Title
Seventy-two sermons on the 53rd chapter of Isaiah
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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