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A transcript by Edmond Malone of the greater part of Aubrey's Lives of Celebrated Men

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A transcript by Edmond Malone of the greater part of Aubrey's Lives of Celebrated Men (Bodl. MSS. Aubrey 6-9), arranged in a new order.

Dates

  • Begun in 1792 by E. Malone

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. 26, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. misc. d. 26-27

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19350

Abstract

A transcript by Edmond Malone of the greater part of Aubrey's Lives of Celebrated Men

Biographical / Historical

Edmond Malone (1741-1812) was a critic and an author.

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. 32213-32214.

Custodial History

The binding of MS. Eng. misc. d. 26 bears the letters 'R. T.', possibly 'R. I.', conjoined, and the volume was presented to the Bodleian by C. E. Doble, M.A., whose bookplate it bears, on Dec. 21, 1896. MS. Eng. misc. d. 27 was no. 9405 in the Phillipps Library, having been bought in 1836 from Thomas Thorpe (Catal. of MSS. 1836, no. 816). In the Phillipps sale on March 23, 1895 (lot 607), it was bought by C. E. Stewart (see fols. ii-v).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased by the Bodleian from Quaritch on Nov. 14, 1896.

Physical Facet

On paper
Title
A transcript by Edmond Malone of the greater part of Aubrey's Lives of Celebrated Men
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description and EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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