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A descriptive catalogue of the Western manuscripts in the library of Queen"s college, Cambridge

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manuscripts

  • Edition Notes

    Statementdescribed by Montague Rhodes James
    ContributionsJames, M. R. (Montague Rhodes), 1862-1936
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 29 pages ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26271902M

    These reports of manuscript holdings in private hands provide detailed summaries, paraphrases, and sometimes even direct quotations from an extraordinary range of documents. You will find no mass of records superior in interest and importance to the Archives of the Literary Fund Disraeli, One of the most valuable… sources for confidential information about the great writers…Richard Ellman, Oxford University. It also lends powerful support to a narrative that has survived in contemporary letters and secondary sources. Locally, see collection of notes on Additional Manuscripts in cardboard boxes, and A much-improved typescript of recent manuscript additions available for consultation from the staff.

    This includes many private London repositories, and is the more comprehensive. This published form presents an interesting crossover of travel writing and private journal. There are marks of the large iron chain-staple near the foot of f. The photographs relate largely to the British Isles although Stones travels led to the inclusion of prints from all over the world. However, Cecil instead joined with Dudley in securing the position for Tindall. Try to acquire a sense of the major institutions apart from record offices for counties and boroughs: universities remember the ancient universities of Scotland and Irelandinns of court, cathedral libraries, private religious foundations RC, Quaker and Dissenting holdings are particularly rich.

    Even when essentially autobiographical in nature, a travel narrative intended for public distribution provides an edited version of the author in print. Its prominent location especially when seen from the river and flamboyant design have led it to be nicknamed "The Wedding Cake". The persons commemorated are, beginning with the buttress next to the transept on the south side:. The historical discussion includes extensive materials outlining not simply library development and an exceptionally detailed account of donors but a search for the remains of the medieval library within the curtilage.


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A descriptive catalogue of the Western manuscripts in the library of Queens college, Cambridge book

Gentlemen, this great metropolis is famous for many things… among others for its collection of manuscripts treasures. Cecil served as the Chancellor of the Order of the Garter between andand later received the honour of the Garter himself from Elizabeth I in Maps and manorial records are other categories covered: most are inevitably more modern.

New Court[ edit ] The 19th-century neo-Gothic New Court, probably one of the best known buildings in Cambridge, was the first major building built by any of the colleges on the west side of the river. One of the earliest of the series is the Trinity Apocalypse, which with its use of deep saturated colours and sophisticated design represents, without doubt, the most outstanding and beautiful example of the entire series.

Thomas Bernard, and this sometimes alerts you to holdings that have since gone missing. For many years colour coding was used to indicate dates of engagement, discharge and casualties, and these pages are in colour. This is not a user-friendly resource, but it's very thorough.

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Public Record Office Now unified at its Kew repository. Following the discovery of a trading route around the Cape of Good Hope inEuropean countries, keen to acquire highly marketable Indian goods, competed for trade deals with the Mughal Empire.

Bill London: H. The two best are: Ian Mortimer, ed. The crossing's chief distinction is the use of illusory intaglio ; Wren's bridge is carved from a limestone monolith incised to give the appearance of masonry.

The place is Clehonger Herefs. Thus, though the college lays claim to few examples of neo-classical design, the college Library stands as one of the earliest examples of English neo-Gothic architecture.

First Court was converted from the hospital on the foundation of the college, and constructed between and The fan vaulting above is contemporary with tower, and may have been designed by William Swayne, a master mason of King's College Chapel.

Brewer and W. National Maritime Museum R. Report to the right honourable the master of the rolls upon the Carte and Carew Papers in the Bodleian and Lambeth libraries London, Many manuscripts will have moved since these reports were drafted, but some collections have stayed intact, and in any case you may need to know where something once was to have a shot in tartarus of pinning it down now.

The current Master of St. Some of these collections are very well catalogued: some have no other catalogue than the summary. Online access was introduced inand provides a great first-stop for hierachical searching or browsing of the various catalogues.

Original language. The photographs relate largely to the British Isles although Stones travels led to the inclusion of prints from all over the world. Sir Frederics fascinating diary deserves to be better known, and for students of mediaeval and Victorian England, of the history of chess, of book collecting and of connoisseurship, it is a vast and largely untapped treasure trove.

The Summary Catalogue does not include full descriptions for those manuscripts described in the Quarto series. However, Cecil instead joined with Dudley in securing the position for Tindall.

This gatehouse, built as a mirror image of the college's Great Gate, contains a statue of the benefactress Mary Talbot, Countess of Shrewsburyadded in A new project is tackling the fine music collections of the Fitzwilliam at present.James, M.

R. (Montague Rhodes), The western manuscripts in the library of Trinity College, Cambridge: a descriptive catalogue / (Cambridge [Rngland]: University Press, ), also by Trinity College (University of Cambridge) Library (page images at HathiTrust) See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.

A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges. ADVANCED SEARCH. OR BROWSE BY A descriptive catalogue of the medieval manuscripts of Merton College, Oxford (Cambridge: D. S. Brewer), Availability. For enquiries relating to this manuscript please contact Merton College Library.

Bibliography. Jun 09,  · Queens' Old Library Blog ~ Rare Books and Manuscripts at Queens' College – University of Cambridge, UK. Search: Books as evidence, part one: works from William Cecil’s lost library rediscovered in the Old Library at Queens’ College maps marginalia Nuremberg Chronicle Old Library part book plates Prick of Conscience Provenance proverbs.

Details of our Western medieval manuscripts can be found in M.R. James' Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and many of our 15th and 16th century printed books are listed in J.B. Bilderbeck's Early Printed.

The origin of the two portions of the book has been pointed out by Henderson, York PontificalSurtees Soc. (Introd.), nos.

iv and xiii. A descriptive catalogue of the manuscripts in the library of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge Author: Corpus Christi College (University of Cambridge).

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