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A collection of anecdotes, chiefly facetious, extracted from printed books

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MS. Eng. misc. f. 18

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A collection of anecdotes, chiefly facetious, extracted from printed books: the first beg. 'It is storied of a certain hermite.'

Dates

  • Written in the second half of the 17th century

Extent

60 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. f. 18, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. f. 18

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19447

Overview

A collection of anecdotes, chiefly facetious, extracted from printed books

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 32686

Custodial History

Owned by Thomas Martin of Palgrave, whose monogram the volume bears: then by Francis Blomefield (whose armorial bookplate dated 1736 is in the book).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Library on Jan. 21, 1899, by the rev. Charles Morris.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

6 × 4 in.
Title
A collection of anecdotes, chiefly facetious, extracted from printed books
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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