Collection Level Description: Copies of Latin Manuscripts from a Collection made by James Wardrop
Reference: MSS. Facs. d. 136-8
Title: Copies of Latin Manuscripts from a Collection made by James Wardrop
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: James Wardrop
Language of Material: Latin
James Wardrop (1905-57) was Controller of the Gregynog Press. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Scope and Content
The following, from the collection of facsimiles made by James Wardrop:
- bromide prints, reduced in scale, of Matteo Contugi da Volterra, Letters to Bendetto Dei in Florence. Biblioteca Apostolica
Vaticana MS. Vat. Lat. 9063, fols. 112-34). cf. James Wardrop, Times Literary Supplement, 27 May, 1949, 347
- enlarged microfilms of Liviuas Guidoloctus of Urbino, Latin translation of Lucian, Dialogues. Dedicated to the Cardinal Julio Medici, later Pope Clement VII. (Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, MS. Vat. Lat. 5802, fols.
- positive photostats of Pietro Bembo, Rime. (London Victoria & Albert Museum, MS. L. 1347-1957, fols. 1-79).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the Library in 1966.
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Related Units of Description
Letters from James Wardrop to Alfred Fairbank.
Bembo | Pietro | 1470-1547 | Italian poet and writer
Dei | Benedetto | fl 15th century | chronicler
Volterra | Matteo Contugi da | fl 15th century
Wardrop | James | 1905-1957 | Controller of the Gregynog Press
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