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A copy of 'A Direction for the English Traviller' (Lond. 1636)

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Gen. Top. 8°. 628

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A copy of 'A Direction for the English Traviller' (Lond. 1636), with many manuscript additions forming a list of the chief mansions, estates or towns in England and Wales, with the families owning them, and brief notes on the places or families, arranged by counties, with indexes: written in about 1670-80. The writer is stated on the modern binding to be 'Torre' i.e. James Torre (d. 1699).


  • Creation: 1636


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Language of Materials

  • English

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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Gen. Top. 8°. 628, fols. 1-2]

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Gen. Top. 8°. 628

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19483


A copy of 'A Direction for the English Traviller' (Lond. 1636)

Biographical / Historical

James Torre (1649-1699) was an antiquary and genealogist.

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. 32860

Custodial History

With the armorial bookplate of sir Christopher Sykes.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from B. Quaritch's Rough List 195, no. 1927, on Jan. 5, 1900.

A copy of 'A Direction for the English Traviller' (Lond. 1636)
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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