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A copy of Richard Carew's Survey of Cornwall (Lond., 1602, 4°)

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MS. Cornish e. 1

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A copy of Richard Carew's Survey of Cornwall (Lond., 1602, 4°), interleaved, with manuscript notes by William Gwavas; and at the end remarks by him on Cornish with 'The Interpretation of some Cornish Names of persons and places.'

Dates

  • 1602

Extent

1 item

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Cornish e. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19406

Overview

A copy of Richard Carew's Survey of Cornwall (Lond., 1602, 4°)

Biographical / Historical

Richard Carew (1555-1620) was a Cornish 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. 32545

Custodial History

Owned by 'H. Tilston' early in the 17th cent., then by 'Wm. Gwavas ... 12th March, 1711': then by Benjamin Heywood Bright, who has written notes about Gwavas. At the Bright sale (1845) the volume was probably bought by Thomas Thorpe the London bookseller, from whom sir Thomas Phillipps bought it in March, 1852.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

In the Phillipps Library it was MS. 12409, and in the Phillipps sale, June 7, 1898, lot 262, when it was bought for the Bodleian.
Title
A copy of Richard Carew's Survey of Cornwall (Lond., 1602, 4°)
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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