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Collection Level Description: Papers of Falconer Madan relating to his New bibliography of the Eikon Basilike of King Charles the First

Reference: MSS. Eng. c. 6659-60
Title: Papers of Falconer Madan relating to his New bibliography of the Eikon Basilike of King Charles the First
Dates of Creation: mid. 17th-20th cent.
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Falconer Madan

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Falconer Madan (1851-1935) was Bodley's Librarian, a palaeographer and bibliographer. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

Papers of Falconer Madan relating to his New bibliography of the Eikon Basilike of King Charles the First (Oxford & London: 1951) in two volumes. Contents arranged in 'Madan' (bibliography) item number order include:

Items found loose and not indexed by Madan include:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1999.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).

Further Information

Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Units of Description

See also collections by Falconer Madan; correspondence of Falconer Madan; and papers of Falconer Madan relating to manuscripts of Vergil.

Access Points

Eikon basilike

Madan | Falconer | 1851-1935 | Bodley's Librarian, palaeographer, bibliographer

Charles | I | 1600-1649 | King of Great Britain and Ireland


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