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A printed copy of the first edition of Wood's Athenae Oxonienses

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A printed copy of the first edition of Wood's Athenæ Oxonienses (Lond., 1691-1692, folio, 2 vols.), with notes.

Dates

  • 1691-1692

Extent

0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 10, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 10-11

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20584

Abstract

A printed copy of the first edition of Wood's Athenae Oxonienses, 1691-1692.

Biographical / Historical

Anthony Wood (1632–1695) was an antiquary.

John Gadbury (1627–1704) was an astrologer.

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, nos. 30766-30767.

Custodial History

The volumes were given by Gadbury to Robert Newman on July 1, 1691, and were subsequently owned by George Wakeman (armorial bookplate, 18th century) and 'Colvill Bridger' (19th century).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquisition details unknown.

Related Materials

MSS. Top. Oxon b. 12-13 are copies of the second edition of Wood's Athenæ Oxonienses (Lond., 1721) with some notes by T. Park (1791) and others (sold out of the British Museum in 1769), and by 'lawyer [Zachary] Grey' (at his sale, 1768, bought by Hugh Hornby: in the Heber sale, 1834, vol. x, lot 3476).
Title
A printed copy of the first edition of Wood's Athenae Oxonienses
Status
Published
Author
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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