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'Collections towards compiling a history of the life of that learned Antiquary John Selden Esqr for the use of Mr B-- whenever he designs publishing Mr Selden's works'

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MS. Eng. hist. e. 48

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'Collections towards compiling a history of the life of that learned Antiquary John Selden Esqr for the use of Mr B-- whenever he designs publishing Mr Selden's works', with a list of the printed books from which it is made up. It is stated to be by capt. John Stevens, the continuator of Dugdale's Monasticon.

Dates

  • Written in about A.D. 1700

Extent

36 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. e. 48, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. e. 48

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19111

Overview

'Collections towards compiling a history of the life of that learned Antiquary John Selden Esqr for the use of Mr B-- whenever he designs publishing Mr Selden's works'

Biographical / Historical

John Selden (1584-1654) was a jurist, MP and antiquary.

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. VI, no. 31509

Custodial History

'In the A (ustin) C (ooper) sale (1831), MS. 54: thence it passed to the Phillipps Library (no. 6483).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Bodleian at the Phillipps sale, June 1893 (lot 737).

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 × 6 1/4 in.
Title
'Collections towards compiling a history of the life of that learned Antiquary John Selden Esqr for the use of Mr B-- whenever he designs publishing Mr Selden's works'
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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