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A note-book of William Herbert Wray Bliss

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 43
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A note-book of William Herbert Wray Bliss, formerly an assistant in the Bodleian, including (1) some extracts from, and notes of, Bodleian MSS., fols. 1-19, 131, (2) English verses by W. H. Bliss, some dated 1883-88, fols. 65-93, and the like.

(fols. 20-64, 94-108 are blank)


  • Creation: Written about A.D. 1876-1890 by W. H. Bliss


132 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian
  • English

Preferred Citation

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

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 43

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19646


A note-book of William Herbert Wray Bliss

Biographical / Historical

William Herbert Wray Bliss (fl. 1976-1890) was an assistant in the Bodleian.

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. 34464

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'To be at the disposal of Frederick Scott Mangles ... for publication, and then sent to the Librarian, Bodleian Library, Oxford, from W. Bliss, April 6, 1890.' At fol. i is a letter from Digby L. F. Koe, March 12, 1909, forwarding the book to the Bodleian.

Physical Facet

On paper


9 1/8 × 7 1/2 in.

A note-book of William Herbert Wray Bliss
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom