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Accounts of religious ceremonies of heathen nations

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MS. Add. A. 192
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Accounts of religious ceremonies of heathen nations, apparently based on the French work by Picart. At fol. 27 is an (added) copy of a letter from the rev. T. W. to the rev. R. G., Aug. 22, 1737, on Chinese religious ceremonies. The latter initials may indicate the collector of these notes.


  • Creation: Written about A.D. 1740-1750


30 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 192, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Add. A. 192

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20192


ccounts of religious ceremonies of heathen nations

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. 30176

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Jno Price' on fol. 3 may be an early signature of the Bodleian Librarian who died in 1813, and if so the book may have come to the Library in that year. It was bound about 1880.

Physical Facet

On paper


10 1/8 × 8 1/2 in.

Accounts of religious ceremonies of heathen nations
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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