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John Brand's copy of Observations on popular antiquities (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1777)

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John Brand's own copy of his Observations on popular antiquities (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1777), interleaved with many additional notes and extracts, some derived from Francis Douce (see SC 39384). Many of the additions were incorporated in the 1813 edition by Sir Henry Ellis.

Dates

  • 1777

Extent

0.10 linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. e. 242, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. misc. e. 242-243

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12814

Abstract

John Brand's copy of Observations on popular antiquities (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1777)

Biographical / Historical

John Brand (1744-1806) was an antiquary and historian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Custodial History

Bookplate of John Brand; W. Stewart, 8 Feb. 1808 (Bibliotheca Brandiana, part II), probably part of lot 4064.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volumes were bought from George Sexton of Brighton in 1941.
Title
John Brand's copy of Observations on popular antiquities (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1777)
Status
Published
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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