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'A Catalogue of Books' belonging to the Fountayne Wilsons of High Melton

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 48

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'A Catalogue of Books' belonging to the Fountayne Wilsons of High Melton near Doncaster, 1804: a list of about six hundred miscellaneous works, written by an uneducated person ('Drydon', 'Vesuvious', etc. ). Fol. 40 shows that the book was probably still at Melton in 1837-40.

Dates

  • Written in 1804 at High Melton

Extent

42 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. e. 48, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. e. 48

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19590

Overview

'A Catalogue of Books' belonging to the Fountayne Wilsons of High Melton

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. 33647

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought in one of the odd lots at Sotheby's sale of Mar. 31, 1906.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 3/4 × 6 1/2 in.
Title
'A Catalogue of Books' belonging to the Fountayne Wilsons of High Melton
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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