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A 'Mexican MS. ... a Christian religious work and probably written by a Spaniard in the 17th cent.'

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MS. Mex. e. 1

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The following description is in the Annual Report of the Curators of the Bodleian for 1899: A 'Mexican MS. ... a Christian religious work and probably written by a Spaniard in the 17th cent.', consisting of '38 pages in Nahuatl, each adorned with rude coloured borders of flowers, cherubs, and symbols of various kinds.'

Dates

  • Written perhaps in the 17th century

Extent

26 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Spanish; Castilian

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Mex. e. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19461

Abstract

A 'Mexican MS. ... a Christian religious work and probably written by a Spaniard in the 17th cent.'

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. 32713

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought on Apr. 28, 1899, from B. Quaritch's Catal. 188, no. 1692.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 3/8 × 6 3/8 in.
Title
A 'Mexican MS. ... a Christian religious work and probably written by a Spaniard in the 17th cent.'
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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