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Pamphlets

By Rev. J. G. Joyce; Sir John Maclean; Arthur Jewers; Rev. William Ince; Philip Massinger; Shrewsbury School and Various

c1846-78 - Bristol - Jefferies and Sons; Oxford - E. Baxter; Oxford and London - James Parker and Co; London - Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans

Various extracts bound in one volume from different publishers, some with no publication details

8.5" by 5.5", 40, 9, 69-95, 8, 19, 18, 51, 18-23, 40pp

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

DETAILS

A collection of nine pamphlets, being extracts from various sources, bound in one volume with a handwritten title page listing content. Previously owned by F. T. Colby with bookplate to front pastedown, also with an ink inscription directed to 'The Rev. C. E. Palmer, Near Gifford, Near Gt. Torrington, Devon, Postpaid' with postal ink stamps dated 'Plymouth Jy 3 1846' and 'Torrington Jy 4 1846'.

Some pamphlets include extracts in Latin and Greek.

The pamphlets are as follows according to handwritten title:

1. Joyce on Fairford Windows

2. Will of Tho. Wandsworth Maclean.

3. English Bicknor

4. Parting Words. Ince

4. Parting Councils

5. Inaugural Lecture

6. Shrewsbury Prize Exercises

 Also with an eight page extract from 'A Brief Account of the Brasses' inserted between 'English Bicknor' and 'Parting Words' and an extract of six pages from 'The Bondman' by Philip Massinger inserted between 'Inaugural Lecture' and 'Shrewsbury Prize Exercises'.

In further detail the included extracts are, in order:

Remarks Upon the Fairford Windows by the Rev. J. G. Joyce, F.S.A. Rector of Stratsfieldsaye. Read in Fairford Church, 30th August, 1877 before the Bristol and Gloucestershire Arachaeological Society and Reprinted from the Transactions of the Society. With a table listing the details of the windows and an 'In Memoriam' notice on Joyce to rear.

II. - The Last Will and Testaments of Thomas Wandsworth, last Prior of Bodmin, with a prefatory notice. - By Sir John Maclean, F.S.A., Hon. Member of the Royal Institution of Cornwall, &c. Read May 11th 1877 - Reprinted from No,. XIX Journal Royal Institution of Cornwall. With an ink inscription to top of first page.

This is followed by a fold-out genealogical table of the 'Family of Syrall, Alias Worrall, alis Wyrhale, of Bicknor Court in the County of Gloucester' and Remarks on the Manor, Advoson, and Demense Lands, of English Bicknor, Co. Gloucester by Sir John Maclean of Bicknor Court, F.S.A., Member of the Royal Archaelogical Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, Honorary Member of the Royal Institution of Cornwall, &c., &c. with amendments  to two names to page 73 and a further table 'Pedigree, showing the Devolution of the Manor of Bicknor English, from the Reign of Henry III to Charles I' between pages 88/89 and an appendix to rear.

A Brief Account of the Brasses Remaining in the Parish Church of St. Columb. Major, Cornwall by Arthur J. Jewers, Member of the Harleian Society. This is an eight-page extract.

Parting Words. A Sermon Preached in Exeter College Chapel, on Trinity Sunday, June 16 1878 by the Rev. William Ince, D.D. Sub-Rector, Tutor and Catechist; now Regius Professor of Divinity and Canon of Christ Church. With an ink dedication from author to owner 'Frederic T. Colby, from William Ince' to title.

Parting Councels. A Sermon Preached to the College Servants in Exeter College Chapel, on Whitsunday, June 9, 1878 by the Rev. William Ince, D.D.. Twenty-one years Sub-Rector of Divinity and Canon of Christ Church. With 'F. T. Colby' inscribed to title in ink.

The Past History and Present Duties of the Faculty of Theology in Oxford. Two Inaugural LEcutres Read in The Divinity School, Oxford, in Michelmas Term, 1878 by William Ince, D.D. Regius Professor of Divinity, and Canon of Christ Church; Late Sub-Rector and Tutor of Exeter College.

Massinger The Bondman, Act IV. Scene II in dual English and Greek, translated by Philippus Perring Reg. Scholae Salop. Alumnus to end of passage in Greek. This is quite possibly relate to the following extracts included in The Prize Exercises of Shrewsbury School.

The Prize Exercises of Shrewsbury School. June 2, 1846. Which includes, along with the list of prizes, related extracts, some in Latin, others in Greek and English, including 'Shakspeare. Comedy of Errors. Act 1. Scene 1.' in dual English and Greek, translated by Andreas Morley, Reg. Scholae Salop. Alumnus. With a list of 'Honours Obtained by Shrewsbury Men, in the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, since the Preceding Speech-day, June 3 1845.' to rear.

CONDITION

In a half calf binding with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, sound but with slight wear to extremities and slight rubbing and marks to boards. Rear hinge tender. Internally, text block generally firmly bound. Bright but with occasional spotting and handling marks, to rear blanks, some ink marks, slight foxing and minor loss due to hinge. If the handwritten list of contents is accurate, there are three extracts absent to rear, possibly due to hinge or possibly removed when bound. Although extracts, the rest of the volume seems complete as it was intended.

Overall: GOOD


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