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[John] Rayner: Greek Grammar

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6338

Scope and Contents

Greek grammar, comprising sections on the alphabet, prosody, etymology, the declension and conjugation of the parts of speech, dialects, and accents, probably written by [John] Rayner, in an ornate copy-book hand, 126 folios. At the top of fo. i is the following, in the hand of H. Travers: 'Traverse è Coll: Regin: Cantab:'. Inside the front cover are extracts from the sales catalogues of two booksellers, in which the book appeared as nos 145 and 118 respectively.

Dates

  • 1710 (Circa)

Creator

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The volume belonged to the Revd H. Travers (d. 1754), of Queens' College, Cambridge, Vicar of Nunburnholme, whose signature appears on fo. i. It was owned later by S. Smith Travers, who in 1869 presented it to J. Amory Travers, of Trinity College, Cambridge. Purchased by the Library in 1922.

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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