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Italian Book and Manuscript Collections outside Italy

Peter Cochran, Manfred: An Edition of Byron’s Manuscripts and a Collection of Essays.

India, Raj and Empire: Manuscript Collections from the National Library of Scotland

Review: The Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Grey Collection of the National Library of South Africa, Cape Town. Volume 1. Manuscripts 2.a.16–3.c.25. Volume 2. Manuscripts 3.d.30–48.b.4–5

Avihai Shivtiel and Friedrich Niessen, Arabic and Judaeo-Arabic Manuscripts in the Cambridge Genizah Collections Taylor-Schechter New Series

Tewkesbury, Alan of (b. before 1150, d. 1202), abbot of Tewkesbury and compiler of a manuscript collection

Manuscripts and Rare Books: 15th–18th century from the Collections of the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation. Catalogue compiled by Leonora Navari.

Bibliotheca Fictiva: A Collection of Books and Manuscripts Relating to Literary Forgery 400 BC—AD 2000. By Arthur Freeman.

The Rothschilds and their Collections of Illuminated Manuscripts. By Christopher de Hamel. London: The British Library. 2005. vi + 74 pp. £20. isbn 0 7123 4897 2.

Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850–1920, http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/eaa/. Created and maintained by the Digital Scriptorium and the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, and Marketing History, Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections Library, Duke University. Reviewed Dec. 4–15, 2006

LANG, David Marshall (1924 - 1991), Professor of Caucasian Studies in the University of London, 1964–84, then Emeritus; Warden of Connaught Hall, University of London, 1955–84; Special Assistant (Georgian), Department of Oriental Collections (formerly Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books), British Library, 1950–84

Christian Heimerl (ed.), The Middle English Version of William of Saliceto’s Anatomia A Critical Edition Based on Cambridge, Trinity College MS R.14.41, with a Parallel Text of The Medieval Latin Anatomia Edited from Leipzig, Universitätsbibliothek, MS 1177, Middle English Texts, 39.David Scott-Macnab (ed.), The Middle English Text of The Art of Hunting by William Twiti Edited from an Uncatalogued Manuscript in a Private Collection, Ashton-under-Lyne, with a Parallel Text of The Anglo-Norman L’Art de Venerie by William Twiti Edited from Cambridge, Gonville and Caius College MS 424/448, Middle English Texts, 39.

Wakefield, Charles Cheers (1859 - 1941), presented to National Portrait Gallery collection of portraits of British and Empire soldiers and statesmen of the Great War by Orpen and Sargent, 1933; also presented the Orpen Portrait of M. Paul Hymans to the Belgian Nation; purchased and presented to the Prime Minister for the British Museum, Nelson’s personal Log-Book with entries carried to the eve of Trafalgar; also previously presented to the Guildhall Nelson’s Sword of Honour given him with the Freedom of the City; presented early English manuscript, Great Chronicle of London to the Guildhall Library, together with a limited edition of a reprint thereof, 1934; Trustee, The Sir John Soane’s Museum; President Dickens Fellowship, 1927–29; twice President Motor and Cycle Trades Benevolent Fund; Chairman, Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund; President Aldwych Club, 1925–27; PGW in English Freemasonry; Sheriff of the City of London, 1907–08

 

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The manuscripts of the Brontës' writings, many of them dispersed through the agency of T. J. Wise, are scattered in many different locations in the UK and USA, and possibly elsewhere.

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