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Early works to 1800
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charles, King of England; Diogenes Laertius.; John Dryden; Thales; Thomas Heygate; Joseph Hadson; Robert Huygate; C.A. Stonehill, Inc.,; Pre-1650 Manuscript Collection (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library); University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
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Layout: Written in long lines throughout; leaves 24v-101r are blank; text for remainder of codex is effectively written upside-down.
Script: Variety of cursive hands from the 17th and 18th centuries throughout.
Binding: Bound in calf, perhaps 18th-century; tooled ornamental devices on borders.
Imperfections: Several leaves appear to have been torn out throughout the codex.
Origin: Presumably copied in England; oldest writings date to 17th century, with numerous later additions, probably from the 18th century.
Provenance: 1. Three inscriptions on back inside cover, in 18th-century hands: "Thos. Heygate," "Joseph Hadson," and "Robert Huygate" -- 2. Purchased from Stonehill, 20 July 1945.
Shelf-mark: Urbana, IL, University of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Pre-1650 MS 0163.
|Description:||134 leaves : paper ; 149 x 93 mm. bound to 153 x 100 mm.|