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A few specimens of the original manuscript slips

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MS. Eng. lang. e. 5

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A few specimens of the original manuscript slips from which prof. W. W. Skeat's Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1882) was printed, consisting of some words beginning with ten-, etc.

(fols. 1, 10-end are blank)

Dates

  • Written in about 1880 by W. W. Skeat

Extent

30 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lang. e. 5, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. lang. e. 5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19302

Abstract

A few specimens of the original manuscript slips

Biographical / Historical

Walter William Skeate (1835-1912) was a philologist.

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. 32209

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Bodleian by prof. Skeat on June 23, 1896.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 1/4 × 6 1/4 in.
Title
A few specimens of the original manuscript slips
Status
Completed
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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