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Oxford science lectures

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MS. Add. C. 272

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Oxford science lectures of the early 18th century, no doubt delivered in the Ashmolean Museum:
  1. (p. 1). On 'Mechanicks,' with diagrams: beg. 'The application of Geometry.'
  2. (p. 61). On 'Hydrostatick': beg. 'The signification and reason.'
  3. (p. 121). On 'Pneumaticks': beg. 'Having exhibited most.'
(pp. 161-end) are blank.

Dates

  • written in the first quarter of the 18th century

Extent

280 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 272, pp. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. C. 272

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19978

Abstract

Oxford science lectures of the early 18th century, no doubt delivered in the Ashmolean Museum.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 29566.

Custodial History

This manuscript used to be part of the rectorial library, Licoln College, Oxford.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the Library by Lincoln college, Oxford, in 1885.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 1/8 × 6 1/4 in.
Title
Oxford science lectures
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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