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Edward Byles Cowell: Brennus Stories

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6441

Scope and Contents

Essays upon various books admired and read by EBC, with general reflections upon the place of libraries and books in human life; divided into twelve sections with a conclusion. One or two verses, a preface and a dedication in verse (to the writer's wife) precede the opening section. At the foot of p. 162 is the date 15 July 1847.


  • Creation: 1847


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Miss B. Cowell, 1921.

Related Materials

Cambridge University Library holds other papers of Cowell, MSS.Add.4193, 4195-4199, 4201-4204, 4225, 4501-4504, 4509-4510, 6406-6409

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