TEXTS OF SIR THOMAS PHILLIPPS

MS 5267
MS Short Title TEXTS OF SIR THOMAS PHILLIPPS
Text 1.COLONEL VALLANCEY: IRISH DICTIONARY
2.SIR THOMAS PHILLIPPS: ACQUISITION LIST OF MANUSCRIPTS AND PRINTED BOOKS, 1860-1866
Description MS in Irish, English, French, Latin, Hebrew, Greek, Arabic (text 1), and English, French, German, Italian, Latin, Greek (text 2) on paper, text 1: Dublin, 1795, 43 pp.; text 2: Middle Hill, 1860-1866, 288 pp.; 32x19 cm, single column, (30x18 cm), in cursive script by Colonel Vallancey (text 1) and Sir Thomas Phillipps (text 2), as a ledger with alphabet tabs.
Binding Dublin, 18th c., calf-backed marbled boards, sewn on 5 cords.
Provenance 1. B. Dugdale, bookseller and stationer, Dublin (18th c.); 2. Colonel Vallancey, Dublin (18th c.); 3. Sir Thomas Phillipps, Cheltenham, MS 15948 (1860-1872); 4. Katharine, John, Thomas & Alan Fenwick, Cheltenham (1872-1946); 5. Robinson Bros., London (1946-1978); 6. H.P. Kraus, New York (1978-1991).
Commentary Sir Thomas Phillipps used the blank pages to list thousands of MSS and printed books as he acquired them. At a later date he added the corresponding numbers of his printed catalogue. The acquisition list starts with the present MS. Text 1 is an alphabetical dictionary of Ireland's geographical names with their location, origin and meaning.
Place of origin Ireland
Dates 1795

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