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List of books in the possession of Thomas Martin of Palgrave, Suffolk

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3393

Scope and Contents

List of books 'not mentioned in [J.] Ames's History of printing' (1749) in the hand of William Herbert. Includes: p. 1: 'The following papers were collected by Mr Thomas Martin of Palgrave in Suffolk, and communicated to me, W[illiam] H[erbert] by John Fenn Esq., MA & FAS, at East Dereham, in Norfolk, 16 Sep. 1778.' p. ii: '"Books in the custody of me Thomas Martin of Palgrave, which are not mentioned in Mr Ames's History of printing." (The above note before Tales etc. in p. 7).' In Herbert's hand. First and last leaves cut from printed Naval chart. p. ii: 'Preserve this writing' (19th cent. hand) p. 50: blank.


  • Creation: 1778

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1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased by Sir Thomas Phillipps from Thorpe, 1836, and subsequently Phillipps MS 9575. Purchased at Sotheby's Phillipps sale, 10-17 June 1896, lot 642.

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