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John Bastwick: Diploma

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4139

Scope and Contents

Diploma of doctorate of medicine awarded by the University of Padua to John Bastwick, endorsed by Roderigo Fonseca, Tommaso Pioveno and Pietro Merio, 6 folios. On the verso of a paper flyleaf there is pasted a copper-plate engraving of W. Hollar's portrait of John Bastwick, probably taken from a copy of Bastwick's Declaration (1643). On the recto is a cutting from the catalogue of the J. Fuller Russell sale, June 1885, in which the manuscript was lot 89, and a note on John Bastwick by Samuel Sandars, whose bookplate is inside the front cover.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Samuel Sandars purchased the diploma at the J. Fuller Russell sale. Sandars bequeathed it to the Library in 1894.

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