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Catalogue of a library believed to be that of Browne Willis

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 2

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'Catalogus Librorum', a catalogue of a library believed to be that of Browne Willis the antiquary, when living at Whaddon hall, in Buckinghamshire. On fol. 87 are a few medical recipes, etc.

(fols. 13-86) are blank

Dates

  • written about A.D. 1710-1720

Extent

87 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 2, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20150

Abstract

Catalogue of a library believed to be that of Browne Willis, written about A.D. 1710-1720.

Biographical / Historical

Browne Willis (1682–1760) was 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. 29784.

Custodial History

Bought from W. Selby Lowndes, esq., of Whaddon, by mr. W. H. Gee.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library by mr. W. H. Gee on Jan. 18, 1888.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

12 3/4 × 8 1/4 in.
Title
Catalogue of a library believed to be that of Browne Willis
Status
Published
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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