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A catalogue of books purchased for the Bodleian Library

Bodleian Library.

A catalogue of books purchased for the Bodleian Library

in 1790. With an account of monies collected for that purpose.

by Bodleian Library.

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Published in [Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6261, no. 17.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination15,[1]p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16943667M

The Bodleian Library, established in , is the main research library of the University of Oxford and one of the oldest libraries in Europe. In Britain it is second in size only to the British Library/5.   4. The Underground. The Bodleian used to feature an underground bookstore. In , the library’s collection grew to over a million books. More room was needed so in the area beneath Radcliffe Square was excavated to become the largest bookstore in the world at the time.

During his lifetime, George Washington amassed a library consisting of over books, plus dozens of pamphlets and other publications, for a total of more than 1, titles. 1 Washington's library included books on agriculture, the military, history, politics, philosophy, and travel, as well as literature, plays, reference works, and books in foreign languages, including French, Dutch, and Latin. The Bodleian Libraries are a collection of 28 libraries that serve the University of Oxford in England, including, most famously, the Bodleian Library itself, as well as many other (but not all) central and faculty libraries. As of the –17 year, the libraries collectively hold almost 13 million printed items, as well as numerous other objects and artefacts.

The incorporation of the Hall into the Oxford University system in meant that students now had unfettered access to the Bodleian catalogue (now in excess of twelve million items), and borrowing privileges at some libraries, e.g. the Philosophy and Theology Faculties Library, now housed in the former Radcliffe Infirmary. Tara Lyons (Illinois State University) Sassoon Visiting Fellowship, Bodleian Libraries. Through an examination of the Bodleian’s archive of its own history, the Library Records collection, Tara Lyons has been investigating the earliest arrival of playbooks on the Bodleian’s shelves after the opening of the library in The records of books claimed by the library from the Stationers.


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A catalogue of books purchased for the Bodleian Library by Bodleian Library. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Access to and guides to the Special Collections catalogues, finding aids and facsimilies for manuscripts, maps, music, special collections and rare books in the Bodleian Library.

Original script library catalogues for Oxford's Chinese and Japanese books. Chinese language e-resources (Access limited to University of Oxford card holders).

Manuscripts and Rare Books in the Bodleian Libraries Manuscripts and archives. The Bodleian Libraries' Special Collections (at the Weston Library) holds the second largest collection of manuscripts and archives in Britain, with items ranging in date from papyri of the 3rd century B.C.

to correspondence and papers of the present. Particular strengths are medieval manuscripts, 17th-century. Sotheby’s is grateful to Stephen Tabor, Curator of Early Printed Books, The Huntington Library, for his assistance with this description.

1r, title-page, of the Bodleian copy of the Bay Psalm Book. The Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (Arch. Ge) 13r, showing ink-clotted catchword, of the Bodleian copy of the Bay Psalm Book. The Bodleian Library (/ ˈ b ɒ d l i ən, b ɒ d ˈ l iː ən /) is the main research library of the University of Oxford, and is one of the oldest libraries in over 12 million items, it is the second-largest library in Britain after the British the Legal Deposit Libraries Act it is one of six legal deposit libraries for works published in the United Kingdom Director: Richard Ovenden.

A Catalogue of Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century now in the Bodleian Library (cited as Bod-inc.) is a short-title catalogue of more than 5, incunabula held in the Bodleian Library at the University of -inc. stands out among incunabula catalogues for its detailed listing of the contents of each edition being : Short title catalogue.

In addition the Bodleian Library holds a most important collection of fragments which were kept in the Cairo Genizah, the old depository of worn-out books. The Bodleian purchased the fragments as early as and many of them are very old and valuable.

The library holds an extensive collection of early printed Hebrew books. Get this from a library. A catalogue of books purchased for the Bodleian Library: in ; with an account of monies collected for that purpose. [Bodleian Library.]. Purchased by the British Library. – c– April $ $ Bay Psalm Book.

First book printed in what is now the United States. Originally owned by the Old South Church. Purchased by David Rubenstein. – November $ $ Rothschild Prayerbook. A summary catalogue of Western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the quarto series with references to the Oriental and other manuscripts.

Vol. IV: Collections received during the first half of the 19th century. Nos. by Madan, Falconer, A Latin poem added to the beginning of the Bodleian gospel-book describes the same events.

It was only after the Library purchased the book that the connection was made by the year-old-scholar, Lucy Hill, making it clear that we have the very book St Margaret owned and diligently studied.

Catalogue. Books | Journals | Videos and DVDs | Audio | Classic Catalogue. Articles Bodleian Library 43 Bibliography 36 Manuscripts 36 Books 21 History 20 + More; Call Number. Z - Bibliography. Library Science. Information resources (general).

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For a complete record of the Bodleian's Arabic manuscripts there is a separate card catalogue in the Charles Wendell David Reading Room. This is a summary catalogue, in transliteration, which includes all the manuscripts described in the two printed catalogues and, in addition, entries for all Arabic manuscripts acquired subsequent to the publication of Nicoll/Pusey's catalogue of Medieval Manuscripts A Catalogue of the Old Chinese Books in the Bodleian from the Collection of T.R.

Buchanan in the Bodleian Library Library, Oxford Volume 2 Alexander Wylie’s Books Peter Kidd. Oxford libraries outside the Bodleian: A guide [Paul Morgan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Second edition. Introduction followed by listings of colleges giving a brief history, holdings in manuscripts, archivesCited by: 1. An ebook which the libraries have purchased, or which is freely available on the web.

See the sections on Finding and Using ebooks for information on these. Electronic Legal Deposit (eLD) - orange dot. The electronic equivalent of a 'library use only' print book - UK publishers donate us these texts because we are a Legal Deposit library.

They Author: Katherine Steiner. : Supplementary Catalogue of Turkish Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library (): Günay Kut: Books. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Bodleian Library.

Books from the extended shelves: Bodleian Library: [A summary catalogue of Western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford, (Oxford, Clarendon Press, ]) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Bodleian Library: [Catalogus librorum hebraeorum in bibliotheca Bodleiana; (Berolini: Typis A.

Friedlaender, ?]) (page. Alphabetical List of Private Book-Owners and Institutional Collections Abbot, George, Archbishop of Canterbury (; bequeathed the majority of his library to Lambeth Palace, more than volumes): see Jayne, (pp.); Pearson, ; Canterbury Cathedral Library: Provenance Names for Books Printed Before Collections received during the second half of the 19th century and miscellaneous mss.

acquired between and Bodleian Library. Clarendon Press, - Manuscripts. 0 Reviews. A Catalogue of the Old Chinese Books in the Bodleian Library Medieval Manuscripts from the Collection of T.R.

Volume 1 The Backhouse Collection Buchanan in the Bodleian PB £All books set in the Bodleian Library on the global book map. We found 35 books set in the Bodleian Library and 50 others set nearby Bodleian Library Account Book, (Oxford Bibliographical Society publications) by Gwen Hampshire.

No recommendations yet. A Catalogue of Books Printed in the Fifteenth Century now in the Bodleian.A catalogue of books purchased for the Bodleian Library, Electronic versions of the 18th-century lists are available via ECCO. Electronic versions of the 18th-century lists are available via : Sarah Wheale.