'A Game at Chesse' and 'Old Theatrical costumes'
- '1624. A Game at Chesse. By Tho. Middleton': with a dedicatory poem to 'William Hammond' signed 'T. M.';
- 'Old Theatrical costumes', French crayon drawings of costumes, chiefly of jesters or grotesques, with a few of Roman characters.
- 17th-18th century
0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Malone 25, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Malone 25, 28
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CMD ID 20576, 20577
'A Game at Chesse' and 'Old Theatrical costumes', 17th-18th century.
Biographical / Historical
Thomas Middleton (bap. 1580, d. 1627) was a playwright.
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. 30623-30624.
MS. Malone 25 was owned by 'J. Pepys' (late 17th century?).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Sold by C. J. Stewart, bookseller, about 1860-1870, perhaps to the Bodleian.
- 'A Game at Chesse' and 'Old Theatrical costumes'
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