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Collection Level Description: Lonsdale Manuscripts

Reference: MSS. Bodl. 1014-20
Title: Lonsdale Manuscripts
Dates of Creation: 1838-53
Extent: 7 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Ancient Greek

Administrative/Biographical History

Mary Lonsdale of Bath Easton near Bath.

Scope and Content

Seven volumes of 'Greek Essays' compiled by Mary Lonsdale. The volumes are distinguished by exquisite calligraphy and great variety of coloured illustration.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Two of the volumes were presented to the Library by Mary Lonsdale in 1844. The rest were presented to the Library at a later date.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

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. 28518-24.

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Lonsdale | Mary | fl 1838-1853 | of Bath Easton

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