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A copy of vols. 1, 2, 3, 5 and a part of which the original is lost, of John Leland's Itinerary

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MS. Bodl. 470

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A copy of vols. 1, 2, 3, 5 and a part of which the original is lost, of John Leland's Itinerary: a transcript made for William Burton as is explained in an autograph address to John Rous, Bodley's Librarian, July 17, 1632 (at fol. iii), which accompanied the gift of much of the original MS. (see nos. 3121-23e).

An exact account of what is contained in this volume will be found at pp. xxvi, xxxvi of vol. 1 of Miss L. Toulmin Smith's edition of the Itinerary. Leland's New Year's Gift, an account of his travels, is transcribed on fols. 1-2.

Dates

  • Written about A.D. 1632

Extent

127 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 470, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Bodl. 470

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17972

Abstract

A copy of vols. 1, 2, 3, 5 and a part of which the original is lost, of John Leland's Itinerary

Biographical / Historical

John Leland (c. 1506-1552) was an antiquary.

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. II, no. 2490

Custodial History

Manuscript 1368 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by William Burton, 1632.

Physical Facet

On paper, with W. B (urton) on the plain leather binding

Dimensions

12 × 8 3/8 in.
Title
A copy of vols. 1, 2, 3, 5 and a part of which the original is lost, of John Leland's Itinerary
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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