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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

Language of Materials

  • English

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

Abstract

'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
Published
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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