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An illustrated account of the travels of a German student of Altdorf near Nuremberg

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MS. Add. B. 67

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An illustrated account of the travels of a German student of Altdorf near Nuremberg, during 1632-1640. He passed through Switzerland, France, England, and Holland, and was at Oxford on July 14, 1638 (fol. 250).

His short description of the university is printed in English in the Athenæum of May 17, 1884, with reasons adduced by dr. Neubauer for identifying him with Georg Christoph Stirn (fol. 309).

Fol. 266 is imperfect, two leaves are wanting at the beginning, and several others at different places.

Dates

  • written in about 1633-1640 by G. C. Stirn

Extent

310 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • German

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. B. 67, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. B. 67

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18892

Abstract

An illustrated account of the travels of a German student of Altdorf near Nuremberg

Biographical / Historical

Georg Christoph Stirn (1616-1669) was a lawyer.

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. 29226.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Albert Cohn, bookseller of Berlin (Catal. 144), on Nov. 23, 1882, for £3.

Physical Facet

On paper, imperfect

Dimensions

4 1/8 × 6 3/8 in.
Title
An illustrated account of the travels of a German student of Altdorf near Nuremberg
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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