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Heber (Yriarte) Spanish Manuscripts


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Twenty-six manuscripts collected by Richard Heber, relating to Spanish history and literature in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.


  • 17th-18th cent.


26 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

Spanish and Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Add. A. 136].
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MSS. Add. A. 136-157, C. 126-129

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13011

Biographical / Historical

Richard Heber (1773-1833) was an MP, book collector and classical scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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. V, nos. 28360-28385.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The manuscripts formed part of the Richard Heber sale on 9 June 1835, where they were bought for £40. The Heber catalogue states that they were all 'from the Iriate [Yriate] Collection'.

Related Materials

See also Heber Manuscripts (MSS. Add. A. 25, A. 172, C. 142-143; Auct. T. v. 19, Auct. V. 2 infra 2 16-20; Malone 30; Top. gen. e. 47; Top. Oxon. c. 26-7) and Heber Family Papers (MSS. Eng. lett. c. 202-209, d. 197-215; Eng. misc. b. 78, c. 406-408, d. 619-620, e. 568-577, f. 392-394, g. 62-74; Eng. poet. c. 56, e. 110-111, f. 28; French e. 28; Lat. misc. e. 106-107; Lat. th. e. 45; Top. gen. e. 84, f. 36).
Heber (Yriarte) Spanish Manuscripts
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom