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
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.
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
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
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.
Lonsdale | Mary | fl 1838-1853 | of Bath Easton
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