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Collection Level Description: Pedigrees Printed for Sir Thomas Phillipps

Reference: MSS. Top. gen. a. 20, c. 105-6, c. 106*
Title: Pedigrees Printed for Sir Thomas Phillipps
Dates of Creation: [19th cent.?]
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and Latin



Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872) was a collector of manuscripts and printed books. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Pedigrees printed for Sir Thomas Phillipps, including many annotated proofs, some showing the name of the printer, and the number of copies printed, with proofs of other Middle Hill Press items. The loose boards in which these proofs were kept are from a Phillipps MS., lettered 'Fatti Curiosi MS', with the remains of a Phillipps label '7...' on the spine - MS. Top. gen. c. 106*.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collections was bought from Francis Edwards in 1977.

Access Conditions

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Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Access Points

Genealogy

Heraldry

Phillipps | Thomas | 1792-1872 | Sir | Baronet, Antiquary, and Collector of MSS and Books


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