Oxford, Bodleian Library (GB)
: Arch. G c.2.
AuthorJacobus de Voragine
TitleLegenda aurea sanctorum, sive Lombardica historia [English] The Golden Legend. Tr.: William Caxton
ImprintWestminster : Wynkyn de Worde, 8 Jan. 1498[/99?]
Keywordsliterature devotional; liturgy; translation
Description of Copy
Holding InstitutionOxford, Bodleian Library (GB)
ShelfmarkArch. G c.2.
Time period1501 - 1600
NoteProvenance: Thomas Cothele (sixteenth century); erased inscription on x5v: 'Thome Cothele pertinet [iste] liber'.
Time period1601 - 1800
Provenance nameHearne, Thomas (1678-1735), 1678 - 1735 sale 1736; left his manuscripts and printed books with manuscript notes to William Bedford (d.1747), at whose death these were listed by John Whiston, q.v., the London bookseller (the list now being MS. Rawl. D. 1167), and sold to Richard Rawlinson, q.v.; his other printed books, which Hearne had wished should be divided among his relatives, were sold in 1736 by the bookseller Thomas Osborne, q.v. (A Catalogue of the Valuable Library of that Great Antiquarian Mr Tho. Hearne and of another gentleman of note... Gray's Inn, Monday, 16th Feb. 1735-6); his books are often signed with his motto `suum cuique. Tho: Hearne'; see DNB; Stanley Gillam `Thomas Hearne's Library', BLR 12 (1985), 52-64; T. A. Birrell, `Anthony Wood, John Bagford and Thomas Hearne as Bibliographers', in Pioneers in Bibliography, ed. Robin Myers and Michael Harris (Winchester, 1988), esp. 32-6; SC III 181; Frans Korsten, `Thomas Hearne: The Man and his Library', in Order and Connexion: Studies in Bibliography and Book History, ed. R. C. Alston (Cambridge, 1997), 49-61; Clare A. Simmons, `Thomas Hearne (1678?–1735)', in Pre-Nineteenth-century British Book-collectors and Bibliographers, ed. William Baker and Kenneth Womack, DLB 213 (Detroit, Washington DC, and London, 1999), 147-54. Theodor Harmsen, Antiquarianism in the Augustan Age: Thomas Hearne 1678-1735 (Oxford, 2000), esp. chapter 3 on Hearne's work at the Bodleian and on his book-collecting.
NoteThomas Hearne (1678-1735); inscription on the recto of the front endleaf: 'Suum cuique Thomas Hearne. April 10 1722'.
Time period1601 - 1800
Provenance nameRawlinson, Richard (1690-1755), 1690 - 1755 nonjuring bishop; made numerous donations in his lifetime and bequeathed to the Bodleian Library his manuscripts and those printed books which contained manuscript notes; Rawlinson's books include some owned by Thomas Hearne, who bequeathed all his manuscripts and printed books with manuscript notes to William Bedford, from whose widow Rawlinson bought them; see Macray 231-51, Stanley Gillam, `Thomas Hearne's Library', BLR 12 (1985), 52-64, at 60-1; William Younger Fletcher, `The Rawlinsons and their Collections', Transactions of the Bibliographical Society, 5 (1899), 67-86; Georgian Rawlinson Tashjian, David R. Tashjian, and Brian J. Enright, Richard Rawlinson: A Tercentenary Memorial (Kalamazoo, Mich., 1990); DNB; B. J. Enright `Rawlinson and the Chandlers', BLR 4 (1953), 216-17, repr. with modifications in Tashjian, Tashjian, and Enright, 121-32; idem, `Richard Rawlinson Collector, Antiquary, and Topographer', unpublished D.Phil. thesis, University of Oxford, 1956; idem, `“I Collect and I Preserve”: Richard Rawlinson 1690-1755 and Eighteenth-century Book Collecting. Portrait of a Bibliophile XXVIII', Book Collector, 39 (1990), 27-54, repr. in The Pleasures of Bibliophily: Fifty Years of `The Book Collector' (London, 2003), 205-23; Robert A. Shaddy, `Thomas Rawlinson (1681-1725) and Richard Rawlinson (1690-1755)', in Pre-Nineteenth-century British Book- collectors and Bibliographers, ed. William Baker and Kenneth Womack, DLB 213 (Detroit, Washington DC, and London, 1999), 288-96; SC III 177-8.
NoteRichard Rawlinson (1690-1755).
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