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Notes of antiquarian journeys, mainly between London and Poole

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MS. Top. gen. e. 58

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Notes of antiquarian journeys, mainly between London and Poole, made by Joseph Ames the bibliographer in 1747-55, with numerous sketches by him. The places noticed are, for the most part, in Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire.

Dates

  • Written in 1747-1755 by Joseph Ames

Extent

49 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. gen. e. 58, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. gen. e. 58

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19802

Overview

Notes of antiquarian journeys, mainly between London and Poole

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Ames (1689-1759) was a bibliographer and an antiquary.

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. 36923

Custodial History

Acquired by sir Thomas Phillipps 'ex bibliotheca incerta and was MS. 13194 in his library. Lot 8 in the Phillipps sale, June 10, 1896.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from P. M. Barnard, bookseller, Tunbridge Wells (catal. 104, art. 6), Sept. 20, 1915.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 3/4 × 6 7/8 in.
Title
Notes of antiquarian journeys, mainly between London and Poole
Status
In_process
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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