'Anecdotes of Printing' and 'Anecdotes of Literature'
'Anecdotes of Printing' and 'Anecdotes of Literature', made in about 1810-60. They consist chiefly of manuscript extracts from printed books, cuttings from magazines and newspapers, a few titlepages and engravings and the like.
0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Add. C. 170, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Add. C. 170-171
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18835
'Anecdotes of Printing' and 'Anecdotes of Literature', written in about A.D. 1810-1860(?), each volume in a different hand.
Biographical / Historical
Biographical details unknown.
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. 29162-29163.
Together the manuscripts had been lot 155 in a recent auction sale.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought from Mr. W. H. Gee, Oxford bookseller.
- 'Anecdotes of Printing' and 'Anecdotes of Literature'
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