A Student's Guide to the Manuscripts Relating to English History in the Seventeenth Century in the Bodleian Library (Classic Reprint)

A Student's Guide to the Manuscripts Relating to English History in the Seventeenth Century in the Bodleian Library (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A Student's Guide to the Manuscripts Relating to English History in the Seventeenth Century in the Bodleian Library Before attempting to describe the seventeenth century mss. In the Bodlelan Library, Oxford, it is necessary to enumerate the existing catalogues. In the first place there is the series known as the Summary Catalogue of Western Manuscripts, edited by Mr. F. Madan, and, for the most recent volume, Dr. H. H. E. Craster. This gives, in order of acquisition, a short description of each ms. Unless it has been previously described in one of the 4to catalogues (the relevant volumes of which are mentioned below under the headings Ashmole, Rawlinson, and Tanner). The great defect of the Summary Catalogue, from the point of view. Of a student outside Oxford, is the absence of a printed index. This is in course of preparation: meanwhile a full slip-index is available in the Library. The 4to catalogues give details of the contents of each volume, indicate which portions were printed at the time of their compilation, * and have full indexes. Dr. Craster and others have attempted to keep this record up to date by entries in the annotated library copies of these catalogues, and students should consult these annotations before assuming that a document has not been printed. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 64g
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Annotated edition
  • Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243158297
  • 9780243158294