Richard Heber (1773-1833) was an MP, book collector and classical scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Twenty-six manuscripts collected by Richard Heber, relating to Spanish history and literature in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.
The manuscripts formed part of the Richard Heber sale on 9 June 1835, where they were bought for £40. The Heber catalogue states that they were all 'from the Iriate [Yriate] Collection'.Access Conditions
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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. V, nos. 28360-28385.Related Units of Description
See also Heber Manuscripts (MSS. Add. A. 25, A. 172, C. 142-3; Auct. T. v. 19, Auct. V. 2 infra 2 16-20; Malone 30; Top. gen. e. 47; Top. Oxon. c. 26-7) and Heber Family Papers (MSS. Eng. lett. c. 202-9, d. 197-215; Eng. misc. b. 78, c. 406-8, d. 619-20, e. 568-77, f. 392-4, g. 62-74; Eng. poet. c. 56, e. 110-11, f. 28; French e. 28; Lat. misc. e. 106-7; Lat. th. e. 45; Top. gen. e. 84, f. 36).
Spanish literature | 16th century
Spanish literature | 17th century
Spanish literature | 18th century
Heber | Richard | 1773-1833 | MP, Book Collector, and Classical Scholar
Spain | History | 16th century
Spain | History | 17th century
Spain | History | 18th century