Contents of the Bodleian Quarterly Record and Bodleian Library Record

BODLEIAN QUARTERLY RECORD

1914

Vol. I, No. 1, 1st Quarter 1914

NOTES AND NEWS
Sir Thomas Bodley – Page 1
Present position of the Library – Page 1
Objects of the Record – Page 2
Contents of the Record – Page 2
Calendar of Clarendon State Papers – Page 3
Miracles by Archbishop Winchelsea – Page 3
Bodleian Incunabula – Pages3
Rich's Shorthand – Page 4
Supply of books to readers – Page 4
Library Association Meeting – Page 5
Visit of Surgeons – Page 5
LISTS OF ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) – Page 6
ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS, &c
I. A Model Surgeon, circa A.D. 1500 – Page 22
II. Translation of Cicero by Queen Elizabeth – Page 22
III. Shakespeariana – Pages 24-25
a. Spelling of Shakespeare's name: the seven entries of his name in library handlists noting the First Folio edition of his plays, at shelfmark S. 2. 17. Art., when that edition was received in 1623
b. Marks of readership in the Bodleian copy of the First Folio, received in 1623 and recovered in 1905
IV. Protestation by Charles I, 1643 – Page 26
V. Richard Gough's parentage – Page 27
VI. Letter of Southey – Page 29
VII. Sonnet by Wordsworth – Page 31
VIII. Letters of Wellington – Page 32
ILLUSTRATION
Sir Thomas Bodley – Frontispiece


Vol. I, No. 2, 2nd Quarter 1914

NOTES AND NEWS
Roger Bacon – Page 33
Bodleian MSS. of Roger Bacon – Page 33
Library Association – Page 34
L[ibrary] A[ssociation] Programme – Page 34
Bodleian Appeal – Pages 34-35
Covering Letter – Page 35
Supply of Books – Page 35
Album Benefactorum – Page 36
Recent Benefactions – Page 36
Shelley Relics – Page 36
The Divinity School – Page 37
Charles I at Oxford – Page 37
Drawings of Fonts – Page 37
Tapestry Maps – Page 38
The Old Reading Room – Pages 38
The Record – Page 39
LISTS OF ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) – Pages 39
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
I. Early Latin Bodleian Manuscripts – Page 53
Il. Latin Explicits and Incipits (chiefly from Bodleian Manuscripts) – Page 57
ILLUSTRATION
The Old Reading Room (‘Duke Humphrey's Library’) – Frontispiece

Vol. I, No. 3, 3rd Quarter 1914 

NOTES AND NEWS
The War – Page 59
Military Service– Pages59
Sir W. R. Anson – Page 60
Library Association Meeting – Page 60
Shelley's 'Epithalamium' – Page 61
A new English Incunabulum – Page 61
A curious Misreading – Page 61
The B.Q.R. – Page 62
Supply of Books – Page 62
Queen Elizabeth – Page 62
LISTS OF ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with Shelf-marks) – Page 63
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
 I. Address from Louvain, 1902 – Page 71
Il. Early Greek Bodleian Manuscripts – Page 73
PLAN OF READING ROOMS – Page 78

Vol. I, No. 4, 4th Quarter, 1914

NOTES AND NEWS
Research Work – Page 79
Ingram Bywater – Page 79
The Bywater Collection – Page 80
Statistics of [the Bywater Collection] – Page 80
Ostraca – Page 81
Military Service – Page 82
Diocesan Papers – Page 782
Donation from British Museum – Page 83
Possible Economies – Page 83
‘Some Oxford Libraries’ [by Strickland Gibson] – Page 83
The B.Q.R. and the Annual Report – Page 84
Staff Manual and its parts – Page 84
Statistics of Readers – Page 85
Curators' Prizes – Page 85
RECENT ACCESSIONS – Page 86
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
I. Poems on the Founder and the Library in 1613 – Page 96
II. Humphrey Wanley and the Bodleian in 1697 – Page 106


 

Plan of the Bodleian Library Reading Rooms, 1914

1915

Vol. I, No. 5, 1st Quarter, 1915


NOTES AND NEWS
The Annual Report – Page 113
The Oxford Magazine – Page 113
Ballads, Plays &c. – Page 114
Ostraca – Page 114
Public Records – Page 115
Military Service – Page 115
The Bodleian Catalogue of 1620 – Page 115
James and Rouse – Page 116
Knox's Ceylon – Page 116
Byron and Waterloo – Page 117
Autograph of Rabelais – Page 117
A Wittenberg Volume – Page 118
Short Notes – Page 119
RECENT ACCESSIONS – Pages 120
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
I. Index  to Duke Humphrey's Gifts to the Old Library of the University in 1439, 1441, and 1444 – Page 131
Il. An Elizabethan Conceit – Page 135
Ill. Poems on the Bodleian – Page 135
IV. Bodley's Library in 1697 – Page 136
FACSIMILE (Autograph of Rabelais) – Page 118

Vol. I, No. 6, 2nd Quarter, 1915

NOTES AND NEWS  
Bywater Bequest — Page 141 
Fire Precautions — Page 141 
The First Printing in Oxford — Page 141
‘1468’ — Page 142 
Economies — Page 142
The Album Benefactorum — Page 143 
St. Dunstan of Glastonbury — Page 143  
‘Worth its weight in gold’ — Page 144
A unique English Fifteenth Century Broadside [Arch. A b.8(21), Bod-Inc R-076(1)] — Page 144 
The Rev. Dr. Macray — Page 144
Obiter scripta — Page 145 
RECENT ACCESSIONS — Page 146
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS  
I. Early Oxford College MSS., Latin and Greek — Page 157
II. Early Latin Bodleian MSS.—Additions and Corrections — Page 162 
III. The Human Element in a Manuscript [MS. Hatton 113] by H.M. Bannister — Page 163 
IV. The Opening of the Radcliffe Camera in 1749 (correspondence of Bray and Kennicott) — Page 165-172 
VI. A Singular Recovery of Missing Leaves — Page 172 

Vol. I, No. 7, 3rd Quarter, 1915

NOTES AND NEWS  
Louvain Library – Page 173  
The Staff and the War – Page 173  
Mr. E.G. Duff and Dr. Aitken – Page 174  
An East Anglian Psalter – Page 174  
New MS. of Rolle's Psalter – Page 175  
John Dorn, 1520 – Page 175-176  
Vocabularium Nebrissense – Page 176  
The Fatal Nuptiall – Page 176
The Picture Gallery – Page 177  
Numbers of Bodleian books – Page 178  
Statistics of the older books  -- Page 178
Obiter scripta – Page 179  
STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS – Page 180  
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 shelfmarks) – Page 181
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS  
I. Twelfth-Century Latin Bodleian MSS. – Page 193
Il. List of Great Seals of England in the Bodleian Library – Page 197
Ill. Discovery of a nearly complete specimen of the First Great Seal of Charles 11, A.D. 1649 – Page 199
ILLUSTRATIONS 
Obverse and Reverse of Great Seal, 1649 – after Page 200 
 

Vol. I, No. 8, 4th Quarter, 1915

NOTES AND NEWS  
Worcester Priory Mss. – Page 203 ; MS. Bodl. 633 ; MS. Bodl. 868 ; MS. Auct. F. inf. 1. 3 ; MS. Auct. F. 1. 9 ; MS. Auct. F. 5. 16
Hebrew printing – Pages 203-204 ; 
Advancement of Learning – Page 204
The Great seal of Charles II – Page 205 
Walpole’s Royal Authors– Page 206
The value of "trash” – Page 207
Bodleian Palimpsests – Page 207
Clerus Dioc. Oxon. – Page 208
Maps; plans, and views – Page 208
Walter Pater – Page 208
Bodleian Scholarships – Page 209
Economy in binding – Page 209
Bodleian stories – Page 210
Obiter scripta – Pages 210
Junior Assistants – Page 211
Military service – Pages 211
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) – Pages 213
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
I. Bodleian Catalogues of the Seventeenth Century. Notes by S. Gibson – Pages 228
Il. Poem on the Είχών – Page 233
III. Oratio Bodleiana (by Prof. Gilbert Murray) – Pages 234
ILLUSTRATION
Two pages, from Bodleian Catalogues of 1605 and 1620 – Frontispiece

 


1916

Vol. I, No.9, 1st Quarter, 1916 

NOTES AND NEWS
Shakespeare Exhibition – Page 237
Contents of the Exhibition – Page 237
The Catalogues [of the Shakespeare exhibition] 8vo and 4to – Page 238
Extent of the Collection – Page 238
Survey, of the Library – Page 238
Zeppelin alarms – Page 239
Naval Mss. – Page 239
William Adams – Page 240; MS. Savile 48
An old fraud – Page 241
Decorated leather bindings – Page 241; MS. Ashmole 46
Minor Corrections – Page 242
Obiter scripta – Page 242
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) – Page 243
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
Statistical Survey – Page 254
 

Vol. I, No. 10, 2nd Quarter, 1916

NOTES AND NEWS
The Shakespeare Exhibition – Page 263
Binder’s Waste – Page 264
Sir Christopher Wren's Building Accounts – Page 264; MSS. Rawl. B. 387-9
The Brett Nonjuror Papers – Page 265 
The Richardson Correspondence – Page 265 ; MS. Radcliffe Trust. c. 1
The Marchmont Library – Page 266; Antiq. g. N. 1635 1.
Dean Burgon – Pages 266-267
Wordsworth's' Cardiff Sonnet – Page 267 
A Palinode – Page 267
Voluntary Help – Page 268 
Obiter scripta – Pages 268-269 
The B.Q.R. – Page 269 
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) – Page 270
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS 
I. Bodleian Press-marks in Relation to Classification – Page 280
II. Sketch of First Great Seal of Charles II – Page 292
ILLUSTRATION (Sketch of Great Seal) – Page 293 

Vol. I, No. 11, 3rd Quarter, 1916

NOTES AND NEWS
The Shakespeare Exhibition – Page 295 
Donations—Toynbee, Moore, Moss – Page 295 
Belgian Architects – Page 296 
The Master of Pembroke – Page 296
The Statistical Survey – Page 297 
Bodleian Shelf-marks – Page 297 
Isaac Casaubon – Page 298 
The Great Seal once more – Page 298
Local Fixity of Books – Page 299 
Literary Correspondence – Page 299 
Examples of it – Page 300 
The Staff – Page 300 
Obiter scripta – Page 300
Obituary – Page 301 
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) – Page 302
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS 
I. Bodleian Press-marks. By G. W. Wheeler (concluded) – Page 311
II. Twelfth-Century Latin Bodleian MSS. (continued) – Page 323

Vol. I, No. 12, 4th Quarter, 1916

NOTES AND NEWS 
Shakespeare doubted – Page 327 
Middle English Poetry – Page 327
An Indulgence of 1481– Page 328; Inc.d.N.3.1481.1, Bod-Inc J-117 
Our Earliest Days – Page 329 
The Visitation in Old Time – Page 329 
A New Hebrew Catalogue – Page 329
The Powell Benefaction – Page 330
Obiter scripta – Page 331 
Obituary (Rev. W.D. Macray) – Page 331-332
Curators' Prizes for Boys, Christmas 1916 – Page 332
List of the Staff absent on War Duty – Page 333 
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) – Page 334
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
I. Early Latin Bodleian MSS. – Page 344
II. Twelfth-Century Latin Bodleian MSS. (continued) – Page 350
III. Bodleian Ostraca – Page 352
IV. The End of the Last Oxford Parliament, 1681 – Page 352
V. Thomas Hearne – Page 353 
VI. Illustrations of the Book-worm. By Sir W. Osler – Page 355 
Accounts of the B.Q.R. to Dec. 31, 1916 – Page 358
ILLUSTRATION—Book-worms (coloured)
TITLE AND INDEX of Volume 1 – Page 359




NOTES AND NEWS
Volume One -- Page 1
Volume Two -- Page 1  
Annual Report -- Page 2
Byrhtferth's Handbook -- Page 2; MS. Ashmole 328
The Face of Dante  -- Page
Duke Humphrey -- Page 3
Early Printing Presses -- Page 4
Boston in 1682 -- Page 4
A Warning -- Page 5
The Staff -- Page 5
Obiter scripta -- Page 5
Obituary (Lieut. R. A. Abrams) -- Page 6
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) -- Page 7
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
I. An Early Bodleian Subject-Catalogue -- Page 17; MS. Rawl. D 984 
II. Shakespeariana -- Page 25; The Fourth Folio; Shakespeare's Signature (?); Historical order of the plays

Vol. II, No. 14, 2nd Quarter, 1917

NOTES AND NEWS
Elias Ashmole -- Page 31
Tradescant, Ashmole and Baxter -- Page 31
Oedipus Magdalensis -- Page 32
The Bywater Room -- Page 33
An American Uniquity -- Page 34; Arch. G c.5 (63)
Thackeray and Miss Berry  -- Page 35
Panorama from Roof of Camera -- Page 35
What is a National Library? -- Page 36
Obiter scripta -- Page 37
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) -- Page 38
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
I. Byrhtferd's Diagram. By Dr. and Mrs. Singer (with three illustrations) -- Page 47 
II. A Venetian Manuscript -- Page 52 ; MS. Canon. Patr. lat. 96
III. Portraits of Dante. By Dr. Paget Toynbee  -- Page 53


Vol. II, No. 15, 3rd Quarter, 1917

NOTES AND NEWS
Interest in Oxford History -- Page 59
Books on Oxford History -- Page 59
Supply of Foreign Books -- Page 60
Codices Cantuarienses -- Page 60
Flotsam and Jetsam -- Page 61
Shakespeare's Style -- Page 61
Queen Victoria -- Page 62; Proof sheets of Theodore Martin, The Life of HRH the Prince Consort (1875-),  MS. Eng. hist. c. 56 (Summary Catalogue 35578)
Obiter scripta -- Page 62
Staff Notes -- Page 63 
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) -- Page 64
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
I. Account of Elias Ashmole. By Edward Lhuyd -- Page 71
II. Annals of the Bodleian Library, 1882—1917. Part I: with two plans -- Page 73

Vol. II, No. 16, 4th Quarter, 1917

NOTES AND NEWS
Sir Thomas Bodley's Estate -- Page 79 
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre -- Page 79 ; Model, bequest of Dr Mason, 1741
Bodleian Orators -- Page 79 
Bristol -- Page 80   
Early Bradshaws -- Page 81
Mr. Birrell and the Bodleian -- Page 82
The real use of a Book -- Page 82
Obiter scripta -- Page 83
Staff Notes -- Page 84
The cost of Bodleian Catalogues -- Page 87
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) -- Page 88
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS  
I. Liturgica -- Page 95  
II. Discovery of New Elizabethan Oxford Books -- Page 98

III. An Early Donation to the Bodleian hitherto misdated -- Page 99
IV. Burtoniana -- Page 101
A. The Anatomy of Melancholy, 5th edition, 1638 
B. The Shakespeare-Burton Theory


 



NOTES AND NEWS 
The Annual Report -- Page 103  
Foreign Visitors to the Bodleian   -- Page 103
The real use of a Book   -- Page 104
What Books should one buy? -- Page 104
The Picture Gallery in old times -- Page 105
Some Relics recovered -- Page 105
Letters of Dr. William King -- Page 106
How accidents happen -- Page 107 
Catalogue of Armenian Manuscripts -- Page 107
Plowman's Oxford Memories -- Page 107
Obiter scripta -- Page 108
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) -- Page 109 
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
I. A Boy's Letter -- Page 118
Il. The Wanderings of a Manuscript -- Page 118 
Ill. Bodleian Library, Oxford. List of Early English Books -- Page 120
IV. Elias Ashmole. Address -- Page 122
V. War Notes (war terms—The Chinese) -- Page 123

Vol. II, No. 18, 2nd Quarter, 1918

NOTES AND NEWS 
The Old Arts End Stair-ways -- Page 127 
'Fine and ingenious' -- Page 127 
Fragments of papyri -- Page 128
Homer in Spain -- Page 129
The longest poem  -- Page 129 
Parochial Histories -- Page 130  
Obiter scripta -- Page 130 
Bodleian Library (Notes for Readers) -- Page 131
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) -- Page 133
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
I.Erasmus's Money and Rings in 1534, ed. by P. S. Allen -- Page 142 
II. Extracts from the Archives of the University -- Page 144
III. Early Bodleian Records. By G. W. Wheeler -- Page 147
IV. The Drama at Oxford in 1636 -- Page 151
V. War Notes (soldiers' war terms) -- Page 152

Vol. II, No. 19, 3rd Quarter, 1918

NOTES AND NEWS
The Major Axis of Old Libraries -- Page 155
The Brett Papers -- Page 156
An Oxford English Dictionary -- Page 156
To be 'plucked' -- Page 156
The last example of it -- Page 157
Oliver Goldsmith -- Page 157
Obiter scripta -- Page 158
Notes on tile Soldiers' War Terms -- Page 159
Notes on the Old Rhymes in no. 18 -- Page 159
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) -- Page 160
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
Annals of the Bodleian Library, 1882—1918. Part II -- Page 168

Vol. II, No. 20, 4th Quarter, 1918

NOTES AND NEWS
The End of the War -- Page 179
Elizabethan Oxford -- Page 179
Agas's View -- Page 180
Old Views of Oxford -- Page 180
Invasion of England -- Page 181
Fisher's England -- Page 181
Ex-Libris Literature -- Page 182
The Catalogue of Printed Books -- Page 182
Obiter scripta -- Page 183
Notes on the Old Rhymes in Nos. 18, 19 -- Page 183
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) -- Page 185
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
A. Papal Bullae -- Page 195
B. The Scribe Of MS. Bodley 832 -- Page 196
C. MSS. seen by Bale in the University Library at Oxford, other than those presented by Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester -- Page 197
D. Sir Henry Savile's Concordance, to the Septuagint -- Page 197
E. Annals of the Bodleian Library, 1882—1918. Part III -- Page 198 

 


NOTES AND NEWS
The Annual Report -- Page 207
Florarium Bartholomei -- Page 207
Thersytes -- Page 208
Fuller's Sermon in 1644 -- Page 208 
An Irish Proclamation -- Page 209
The Catalogue of Printed Books -- Page 209 
The Verse Prize of 1768 -- Page 209 
Pre-War Staff. 1 -- Page 210 
Pre-War Staff. 2 -- Page 210
The B.Q.R. -- Page 211
Obiter scripta -- Page 211
Obituary -- Page 212
Roll of Honour -- Page 213
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) -- Page 215
DOCUMENTS. AND RECORDS
A. Fuller's Testimony to the Bodleian, A.D. 1662 -- Page 226
B. Some old Maps of China -- Page 226
C. Edward Morgan's Hortus Siccus -- Page 227 
D. Annals of the Bodleian Library, 1882—1918. Part IV (Finance) -- Page 229

Vol. II, No. 22, 2nd Quarter, 1919

NOTES AND NEWS
Bodley's Librarian -- Page 235
Classics at Oxford -- Page 235
Exhibition of Classical MSS. -- Page 236
Scientific Instruments and MSS. -- Page 237
Bodleian Scientific Instruments -- Page 237
The Astrolabe -- Page 238
Tycho Brahe -- Page 238
A Catalan manuscript -- Page 239; MS. Bodley Or. 9
Digby MSS. -- Page 239
A World City -- Page 241
Athena's Bird -- Page 241
THE RETIREMENT OF MR. MADAN -- Page 242
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) -- Page 244
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
Catalogue of Classical MSS. exhibited in the Bodleian Library, May-July 1919 -- Page 253


Vol. II, No. 23, 3rd Quarter, 1919

NOTES AND NEWS
Dinner to Mr. Madan -- Page 263
Greek at Oxford in 1652 -- Page 264
Punch and Judy -- Page 264; MS. Bodl. 264, the Romance of Alexander, contains a scene of Punch and Judy in lower margin of fol. 54v. On fol. 76r is a scene of adults enjoying a puppet show of knights in battle.
A cataloguing failure -- Page 264; MS. Casaubon 43 contains a catalogue of volumes in the Arts (folio) section, M.3 to P.8, of the Bodleian Library
An old Slander -- Page 265
The H -- Page 266
Rearrangements -- Page 267
The Librarian's Study -- Page 268
The Daniel Press -- Page 269
Obiter Scripta -- Page 270
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) -- Page 271
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
A. The Bodleian Staff, 1600-12 -- Page 279
B. Papal Bullae -- Page 286
C. A Letter of Sir Thomas Bodley-- Page 287
D. The Laudian Acts -- Page 288

Vol. II, No. 24, 4th Quarter, 1919

NOTES AND NEWS
Recovery of a missing manuscript -- Page 291
Anatomy School Catalogues -- Page 292
A Lost view of Venice -- Page 293
Stained Glass -- Page 293
A Friend of Bodley -- Page 294
Junior Sub-Librarian -- Page 295
Obiter Scripta -- Page 295
The LATE EARL BRASSEY -- Page 296
The LATE SIR WILLIAM OSLER, M.D., F.R.S., &c. -- Page 298
RECENT ACCESSIONS (in 15 classes, with shelf-marks) -- Page 300
DOCUMENTS AND RECORDS
A. The Bodleian Staff, 1600-12 (concluded) -- Page 310
B. Wooden Tablets from Egypt -- Page 314
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