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Coloured drawings and descriptions of one hundred and forty-five English spiders

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 43

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Coloured drawings and descriptions of one hundred and forty-five English spiders, except that nos. 113-119 are left undescribed. On fol. 77 the date 1713 occurs, and the name Petiver ('Mr. James Petiver' on fol. 5v). Two more spiders are added on fols. 5v, 7v.

Dates

  • Written about A.D. 1715

Extent

155 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. e. 43, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. e. 43

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19514

Abstract

Coloured drawings and descriptions of one hundred and forty-five English spiders

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. 33083

Custodial History

With the bookplate of the rev. Edward Powlett Blunt, who presented the book to John Morgan Salter about 1840.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Library by the rev. Henry Salter of Shirburn on Dec. 3, 1902.

Physical Facet

On paper, the margins in a delicate state from damp

Dimensions

7 1/2 × 5 7/8 in.
Title
Coloured drawings and descriptions of one hundred and forty-five English spiders
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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