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A short history of South Italy from about A.D. 1200, by Sir William Gell

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MS. Eng. hist. c. 54

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A short history of South Italy from about A.D. 1200, by sir William Gell (d. 1836), a first draft in pencil, unpublished; it has been found impossible to arrange the leaves in proper order without great expenditure of time, owing to the faint writing and entire absence of connecting links, so for the present they are provisionally numbered as they arrived and are kept unbound as a parcel.

Dates

  • Written about A.D. 1830 by sir W. Gell

Extent

42 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. hist. c. 54, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. hist. c. 54

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19622

Abstract

A short history of South Italy from about A.D. 1200, by sir William Gell

Biographical / Historical

Sir William Gell (1778-1836) was an archaeologist and traveller.

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. 34059

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by R. W. T. G√ľnther, M.A. (who had bought the leaves in Naples), on June 12, 1908.

Physical Facet

Loose folio leaves on paper(about 13 1/2 x 9 in.), in a paper wrapper.
Title
A short history of South Italy from about A.D. 1200, by Sir William Gell
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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