Rubbings (miscellaneous) including two volumes of rubbings from Oxford bindings and of bookstamps showing Cupid or Fortune occurring on Italian and Spanish bindings.
- Creation: 20th century
0.27 Linear metres (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Rubbings misc. b. 1, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Rubbings misc. b. 1-2, d. 1
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 19955
Biographical / Historical
Strickland Gibson (1877-1958) was a librarian and bibliographer. Paget Toynbee (1855-1932) was a Dante scholar.
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. 36255-36257.
This collection was formed in October, 1913, to receive rubbings of bindings, bookstamps, etc., the existing collection of Rubbings being restricted to rubbings of brasses and other monuments capable of topographical arrangement and, for the most part, kept as rolls.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
MS. Rubbings misc. b. 1-2: Presented by Mr. Strickland Gibson to the Library in 1908.
MS. Rubbings misc. d. 1: Presented to the Library by Dr. Paget Toynbee as part of his second donation of printed books, May, 1913.
- Rubbings (miscellaneous)
- EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
- EAD version 2020
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