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'A Catalogue of Newspapers, Political Papers, Trials, etc., etc., etc., the property of the late John Nichols...'

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R. 13. 119

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'A Catalogue of Newspapers, Political Papers, Trials, etc., etc., etc., the property of the late John Nichols, F.S.A., Author of the History of Leicestershire, Literary Anecdotes, etc.' The collection here catalogued consisted of five quarto volumes of Paris Gazettes, 1633-4, 1643-5; seven quarto volumes of newspapers (Mercuriuses, etc.), 1640-64: ninety-five folio volumes, 1672-1737, 241 folio volumes irregularly covering the period from 1697 to 1830.

Dates

  • Written soon after 1830

Extent

145 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

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Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

R. 13. 119

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20070

Abstract

'A Catalogue of Newspapers, Political Papers, Trials, etc., etc., etc., the property of the late John Nichols...'

Biographical / Historical

John Gough Nichols (1806-1873) was a printer 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. V, no. 28903

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The series (except vol. 14, lost) was purchased by the Library on March 4, 1865, for £200 from the executors of John Bowyer Nichols (d. 1863): most of the rest had been dispersed at an auction sale at Sotheby's on May 27, 1864.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 1/8 × 8 3/8 in.
Title
'A Catalogue of Newspapers, Political Papers, Trials, etc., etc., etc., the property of the late John Nichols...'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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