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'An Abridgement of the Life and Death of Julius Cæsar. London. Written by Io. Raymond Anno: MDCXLIX'

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MS. Fairfax 39

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'An Abridgement of the Life and Death of Julius Cæsar. London. Written by Io. Raymond Anno: MDCXLIX', beg. 'It will be very hard.' There are two titles within frames, and an epitaph on Cæsar in gold letters on a black ground. Pp. 44-end are blank. On p. 43 is T. F. conjoined, the monogram of Thomas lord Fairfax (d. 1671), and on p. i is 'Fare-fac:'.

Dates

  • Written in 1649 by J. Raymond

Extent

96 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Fairfax 39, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Fairfax 39

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19240

Abstract

'An Abridgement of the Life and Death of Julius Cæsar. London. Written by Io. Raymond Anno: MDCXLIX'

Biographical / Historical

John Raymond (fl. 1649).

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. 31803

Custodial History

Once MS. Phillipps 2549, and bought for that library from Thomas Thorpe in 1824.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought 21. 3. 1895 at the Phillipps sale, lot 117.

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, dark leather with gold ornament, English, late 17th cent. work

Dimensions

6 × 4 in.
Title
'An Abridgement of the Life and Death of Julius Cæsar. London. Written by Io. Raymond Anno: MDCXLIX'
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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