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Letters of Humfrey Wanley

Humfrey Wanley

Letters of Humfrey Wanley

palaeographer, Anglo-Saxonist, Librarian, 1672-1726 : with an appendix of documents

by Humfrey Wanley

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Published by Clarendon in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wanley, Humfrey, -- 1672-1726.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: pxxxiv-xlii. - Includes index.

    Statementedited by P.L. Heyworth.
    ContributionsHeyworth, Peter, 1931-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlii,514p. :
    Number of Pages514
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21169421M
    ISBN 100198124775

    Rare Book Collections @ Princeton News of acquisitions, holdings, and activities of the Rare Book Division in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library “Lord Kinnouls Library keeper,” John Wright, according to Humfrey Wanley (), (Letters of Sylvia Beach, ed. K. Walsh [], p. Old English literature, or Anglo-Saxon literature, encompasses literature written in Old English, in Anglo-Saxon England from the 7th century to the decades after the Norman Conquest of "Cædmon's Hymn", composed in the 7th century, according to Bede, is often considered as the oldest surviving poem in written in the midth century represents some of the .

    Letters of Humfrey Wanley: Palaeographer, Anglo-Saxonist, Librarian, / Peter L. Heyworth (Editor) / The Letters of Robert Burns Volume 1, / Robert Burns / Godfrey of Bulloigne: A Critical Edition of Edward Fairfax's Translation of Tasso's Gerusalemme Liberata, together with Fairfax's Original Poems. Hudson, John (–), librarian and classical scholar, was born at Wythop, in the parish of Brigham, near Cockermouth, Cumberland, the son of James mother may have been Alice Hudson, whose will was proved in December No more is known about his family background than that he was educated in grammar by Mr Jerom Hechsteller of the same parish.

    Peter Humfrey has 26 books on Goodreads with ratings. Peter Humfrey’s most popular book is Painting in Renaissance Venice. London - Clarendon Press, Book. Fine. Hardcover. First edition.. A scarce first edition of P L Heyworth's Letters of Humfrey Wanley. A librarian and palaeographer, Humfrey Wanley was the first keeper of the Harlein Library, now part of the British Library, and was a scholar of Anglo-Saxon language. Condition: In a cloth binding with gilded.


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Letters of Humfrey Wanley Palaeographer, Anglo-Saxonist, Librarian, Edited by P. Heyworth. A Clarendon Press Publication. Letters of Humfrey Wanley, Palaeographer, Anglo-Saxonist, Librarian, Clarendon Press. xlii, $ In the history of the study of English medieval manuscripts, several individuals stand out in a linked succession over the past half-millennium: John Leland (?L Humfrey Wanley (), M.R.

James (), and N.R. Humphrey Wanley and the Harley Collection 4 notebook containing his facsimiles of folios of various manuscripts, now preserved at Longleat House, near Warminster in Wiltshire.6 At an unknown date, Wanley gave or sold the book to Thomas Thynne, first Viscount Weymouth of Longleat House, where it lay undisturbed until.

Get this from a library. Letters of Humfrey Wanley: palaeographer, Anglo-Saxonist, librarian, with an appendix of documents. [Humphrey Wanley; P L Heyworth] -- "This collection of letters, only a handful of which have previously appeared in print, covers the years from Wanley's arrival at Oxford until his death and illustrates the full range of his.

Humfrey Wanley: Saxonist and library keeper (In British Academy, London) Unknown Binding – January 1, by Cyril Ernest Wright (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book Author: Cyril Ernest Wright.

The Diary of Humfrey Wanley Hardcover – January 1, by Humfrey. Wanley (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(2). Letters of Humfrey Wanley: palaeographer, Anglo-Saxonist, librarian, with an appendix of documents / edited by P.L.

Heyworth Wanley, Humphrey, [ Book: ]. The Harleian library was founded in Octoberwhen Robert Harley (–) purchased more than manuscripts from the collection of the antiquary Sir Simonds d’Ewes (–).

InHarley was elevated to the peerage as 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer, from which date his son, Edward Harley (–), was most active in. Primary Text. To Philip Stubbs 20 November Humfrey Wanley.

Edited by P. Heyworth. in Letters of Humfrey Wanley: Palaeographer, Anglo-Saxonist, Librarian, –   WANLEY, HUMFREY (–), antiquary, born at Coventry on 21 March –2 and baptised on 10 April, was the son of Nathaniel Wanley [q.

v.] About he was apprenticed to a draper called Wright at Coventry, and remained with him untilbut spent every vacant hour in studying old books and documents and in copying the various styles. HUMFREY WANLEY AND ARTHUR CHARLETT Other editions - View all.

The Bodleian Library Record, Vol Issue 5 Snippet view - Oxonienses autograph Ballard 13 Beethoven benefaction Bibliotheca Bodleian Library Bodleian Library Record Bodley's Librarian book of libells books and manuscripts British Library catalogue Catholic.

A collection of letters to Sir John Puckering (Lord Keeper –96) Wanley purchased from Thomas Baker, the Cambridge antiquary. A third series, a number of letters to the earl of Leicester, came partly from Longleat, partly from Cotton strays.

13 The Cotton and Harleian Manuscripts were two of the founding collections of the British Museum. HUMFREY WANLEY ON HOW TO RUN A SCHOLARLY LIBRARY Michael Murphy Humfrey Wanley (—) was the first Keeper of the Harleian library, which became one of the great building blocks of the present British Library.

He was a scholar-librarian whose Catalogue of Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts remained unsurpassed for years, and is still useful. Wanley's main informant on Irish antiquities. It also helps us ascertain the date of that book's publication. This edition of letters written by Humfrey Wanley has taken a long time to produce, and it is obvious that the editor and his advisors have given much thought to the methodology of editing and presentation.

I hesitate to say that it. Get print book. No eBook available. Letters and the second diary of Samuel Pepys discourse Duke Duke of York England expect faithfull favour fleet give hand hath Hewer HONOURED SIR hope humble servant humble services HUMFREY WANLEY JAMES HOUBLON JOHN EVELYN JOHN WALLIS kind King King's Kirke Lady.

HUMFREY WANLEY ON HOW TO RUN A SCHOLARLY LIBRARY Michael Murphy' Humfrey Wanley () was the first Keeper of the Harleian library, which became one of the great building blocks of the present British Library.

He was a scholar-librarian whose Catalogue of Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts remained unsurpassed for years, and is still useful. The Letters of Humfrey Wanley, p.

This image is taken from a edition of William Camden’s Britannia, first published in It shows illustrations of. Wanley also compiled the index to the entire work, wrote the Preface and corrected some of the proofs.

References to Wanley's work on the catalogue appear in his letters. See Letters of Humfrey Wanley, Palaeographer, Anglo-Saxonist, Librarian. Letters of Humfrey Wanley: Palaeographer, Anglo-Saxonist, Librarian, ed. Heyworth (Ox-ford: Clarendon Press, ), –33; cf.

Helmut Gneuss, “Humfrey Wanley Borrows Books in Cam-bridge,” Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Soci no. 2 (): This was not the only time Parker missed by a mile. Similarly close relations existed between Humfrey Wanley and his employers.

Wanley was assiduous in deploying his bibliographical and palaeographical skills on Lord Oxford’s behalf, recording his day-to-day activities in a diary which he kept from toa document which provides some of the most vivid descriptions we have of an Author: Mark Purcell.

2 2 Through Sicily And Malta,letters From rd ToMap. $Anstis was an indefatigable antiquarian whose correspondence with fellow scholars such as Thomas Hearne and Humfrey Wanley testifies to his wide interests. He left a mass of unpublished papers, including over pages of notes on English history, Jurisprudence, Chronology, Heraldry, Ecclesiastical and Military Affairs.LORNA CLARK [Apr –Jun ] Research Adjunct Professor, Carleton University, Ottawa.

The Letters of Charles Burney, Vol listing of RBC Foundation-Bodleian Visiting Fellow Lecture on A Family Culture of Creativity: 'Memoranda of the Burney Family'. JILL SHEFRIN [Jan –-Apr ] Senior Research Associate in Arts, Trinity College, University of Toronto.