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'A Catalogue of the Collection of Music [and related books] in the possession of Joseph Warren'

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 730

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'A Catalogue of the Collection of Music [and related books] in the possession of Joseph Warren, Organist and Director of the Choir of St Mary's [Roman Catholic] Chapel. Chelsea. 1849'. Populated in sections, e.g. 'Theoretical and Historical works', 'Choral Books'. 'Virginal Books', etc. on the front endpaper is a verse beg. 'My Books, dear Books to thee adieu ..., J[oseph] W[arren] July 3 1849' and an answer by J[ohn] B[ishop]of Che[senhem] beg. 'May God in mercy spare ..., 7/7/49'. Annotations by both, Warren add Bishop occur throughout.


  • 1849


1 volume

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. e. 730, fols. 1-2].
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MS. Eng. misc. e. 730

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17087


Catalogue by Joseph Warren of his library of music and related books, with annotations by John Bishop of Cheltenham, 1849.

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Warren (1804–1881) was an English organist, composer and writer on music. See Grove Music Online for further details.

Custodial History

'Sold at Patticks, April 8 to July 7, 1881'.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from The First Edition Bookshop of Kingston-upon Thames, 1974.

Physical Facet

vi + 250 pages. Vellum binding inscribed in ink.
Catalogue of the collection of music and related books in the possession of Joseph Warren
EAD version 2019
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom