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Two 'Catalogues of the Buckland Library'


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Two 'Catalogues of the Buckland Library', being catalogues of the library of sir Robert Throckmorton, bart. (d. 1791), at Buckland, Berks., made in 1796 and about 1788 respectively. Each volume contains a shelf catalogue and an alphabetical catalogue of books; they differ in shelf arrangement.


  • Creation: Written in 1788-1796


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. MS. Eng. misc. b. 12, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. b. 12-13

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19949


Two 'Catalogues of the Buckland Library'

Biographical / Historical

Sir Robert Throckmorton (1702-1791), 4th baronet.

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. 35367-35368.

Custodial History

MS. Eng. misc. b. 13 has the bookplate of sir Robert Throckmorton, bart.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from messrs. Ellis of New Bond Street, November 13, 1911.

Two 'Catalogues of the Buckland Library'
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom