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A copy of Alexander Pope's edition of Shakespeare's Works (6 vols., Lond. 1725)

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A copy of Alexander Pope's edition of Shakespeare's Works (6 vols., Lond. 1725), with new preface, emendations, notes and glossary in the hand of Sir Thomas Banmer, being the original copy from which Hanmer's edition of 1743-4 was printed at Oxford.

Dates

  • 1725

Extent

0.66 Linear metres (6 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Mal.G II. 1-6].
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Mal.G II. 1-6

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20057

Abstract

A copy of Alexander Pope's edition of Shakespeare's Works (6 vols., Lond. 1725)

Biographical / Historical

Sir Thomas Banmer (d. 1746).

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. VI, nos. 27782-27787.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Banmer died on May 7, 1746; and the volumes were presented in his name in 1747.
Title
A copy of Alexander Pope's edition of Shakespeare's Works (6 vols., Lond. 1725)
Status
Published
Author
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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