Alexander Dalrymple (1737-1808) was hydrographer to the Navy. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
A play by Alexander Dalrymple, with books annotated by him.
The collection was owned by Sophia Monckton (d. 1824).Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was bought from Arnold Muirhead and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian in 1956.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39102-3.
Dalrymple | Alexander | 1737-1808 | Hydrographer to the Navy