Seven volumes of 'Greek Essays' compiled by Mary Lonsdale. The volumes are distinguished by exquisite calligraphy and great variety of coloured illustration.
Language of Materials
- Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Bodl. 1014].
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MSS. Bodl. 1014-1020
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13885
Biographical / Historical
Mary Lonsdale (fl 1838-1853) of Bath Easton near Bath.
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. 28518-24.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Two of the volumes were presented to the Library by Mary Lonsdale in 1844. The rest were presented to the Library at a later date.
- Lonsdale Manuscripts
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description
- Script of description