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The Abinger Papers

Correspondence and papers of the Godwin and Shelley families, chiefly William Godwin (1756-1836), philosopher and author; with the correspondence and papers of his family, including his wife, the novelist and essayist Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97); daughter, the author Mary Shelley (1797-1851); her husband, the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822); and Mary and Percy Bysshe Shelley's son Sir Percy Florence Shelley (1819-89), and his wife, Jane, Lady Shelley (d. 1899)
Extents: 206 shelfmarks
Dates: 1780-1937
Collection

Books and papers of James Blish (1921-75)

Books and papers of James Blish (1921-75), science fiction writer.
Extents: 44.1 Linear metres (441 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: c. 1936-77
Single Item

Certified copies of three Patent Rolls relating to the Philosopher's Stone

Certified copies
Shelfmark: MS. Add. C. 125
Extents: 25 Leaves
Dates: Made in March 1676/7
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'Dè. Rê. Aethereö-Terréâ'

'Dè. Rê. Aethereö-Terréâ'
Shelfmark: MS. Add. D. 76
Extents: 47 leaves, in double columns
Dates: Written about A.D. 1866
Single Item

Drafts by Robert Main of articles on astronomy

Draft by Robert Main
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 94
Extents: 676 Leaves
Dates: c. 1808-1878
Collection

Four albums compiled by Brian Aldiss

Four volumes of photograph album scrapbooks compiled by Brian Aldiss, containing original artwork for the covers of many of his books, with extensive authorial comments inserted throughout.
Extents: 0.44 Linear metres (4 shelfmarks)
Dates: n.d.
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Photocopy of the 'Voynich manuscript', (Yale University, MS 408), containing botanical, astronomical, astrological and biological illustrations, written in an unidentified cipher

Photocopy of the 'Voynich manuscript', (Yale University, MS 408), containing botanical, astronomical, astrological and biological illustrations, written in an unidentified cipher
Shelfmark: MS. Facs. d. 306
Extents: 238 Leaves
Dates: Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

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