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Copies of documents and notes made by or for mr. S. Gibson

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 153

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Copies of documents and notes made by or for mr. S. Gibson and relating to Oxford Binders, Stationers, and Printers, 1501-1780. This material was used by him for his Early Oxford Bindings (1903) and Abstracts from Wills of Oxford binders, etc., to 1638 (1907).

At fol. 84 is a set of notes from Balliol records about binders 1553-9, 1662-1706: at fol. 133b a valuable conspectus of the lessees of nos. 96-101 High St. (opposite St. Mary's Church), 1549-1560, from Oriel documents: and at fol. 147 much from Bodleian chaining accounts 1676-1780.

Added to it: as fols. 161-76, transcripts of some invoices from London booksellers to Thomas Huggins, bookseller in Oxford, A.D. 1620-1.

Dates

  • Written about A.D. 1900-1907

Extent

173 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon c. 153, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon c. 153

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19637

Overview

Copies of documents and notes made by or for mr. S. Gibson

Biographical / Historical

Strickland Gibson (1877-1958) was a librarian and bibliographer.

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. 34116

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by mr. Gibson, Sept. 23, 1908.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 5/8 × 9 1/2 in.
Title
Copies of documents and notes made by or for mr. S. Gibson
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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