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Copy of Hugh Blair, 'Lectures on rhetorick'

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Copy in an unidentified hand of Hugh Blair, 'Lectures on rhetorick', containing thirty eight lectures.

Dates

  • [? 1770s]

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. MS. Eng. misc. d. 716/1, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. misc. d. 716/1-2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12794

Abstract

Copy of Hugh Blair, 'Lectures on rhetorick'

Biographical / Historical

Hugh Blair (1718-1800) was a Church of Scotland minister and professor of Rhetoric. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Custodial History

Bookplate of a member of the Kinnaird family, Barons Kinnaird; shelf-mark F7, crossed out, and S/H.7.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The copy was bought from Hofmann & Freeman in 1972.
Title
Copy of Hugh Blair, 'Lectures on rhetorick'
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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