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
English and Ancient Greek
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