Heber (Yriarte) Spanish Manuscripts
Twenty-six manuscripts collected by Richard Heber, relating to Spanish history and literature in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.
- 17th-18th cent.
Language of Materials
Spanish and Latin
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'.
- 17th century
- 18th century
- Heber | Richard | 1773-1833 | MP, Book Collector, and Classical Scholar
- Spain -- History -- 16th century
- Spain -- History -- 17th century
- Spain -- History -- 18th century
- Spanish literature -- 16th century
- Spanish literature -- 17th century
- Spanish literature -- 18th century
- Heber (Yriarte) Spanish Manuscripts
- Emily Tarrant
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