Sir James McCrone Douie (1854-1935) was a colonial administrator. Details are given in Who Was Who.
Translation by Sir James Douie of parts of Vespasiano da Bisticci, Vite de uomini illustri del secolo XV, ed. Lodovico Frati (Bologna, 1892-3), with related papers.
The papers were given to the Library by Sir James Douie's daughter in 1967.Access Conditions
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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. 45485-96.
Douie | James Mccrone | 1854-1933 | Sir | Knight and Colonial Administrator
da Bisticci | Vespasiano | 1421-1498 | Florentine humanist and librarian
Italy | Biography