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Andrew Lang manuscript

  • MS040
  • Item
  • c.1911

The collection consists of two manuscripts bound together in same volume. Stamped on spine: Andrew Lang. Last Ms. The two manuscripts are described as follows: Books and Bookmen. 14 July [1911 or 1912], 15 p. New introduction for Books and Bookmen...

Lang, Andrew

Legendary of Middle Dutch prose

  • MS041
  • Item
  • [13--?]-[14--?]

Contains ii + 163 leaves of paper. The book is re-backed with contemporary morocco leather over boards with a single clasp in the Germanic style. Contains the following lives: Saints Margaret, Pantaleon, Boniface, Oldulphus, Marcus and Marcellianu...

Musica Italiana

  • MS043
  • Item
  • 1823

Manuscript contains the following musical scores in several different hands: Gluck, Christoph Willibald Ritter von,1714-1787; Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868; Carafa de Colobrano, Michele Enrico, 1787-1872; Cherubini, Luigi, 1760-1842; Fioravanti, ...

Ristretto delli dominij, monti, selue, laghi, fiumi, deserti et metropoli ò città capitali, et nobili de tutte le quattro parti della terra ò sia; breue prattica de paesi delle quattro parti dell terra fatica / di Gio Battista Nicolosi da Paternó in Sicilia

  • MS044
  • Item
  • 165-?

Translation of title: Limited descriptions of domains, mountains , forests, lakes , rivers , deserts and cities or capital cities , nobles and of all four parts of the earth ; a brief description of the countries of the four parts of the [workable...

Richard Nisbet manuscript

  • MS045
  • Item
  • 1786

The manuscript is titled "Richard Nisbet's Navigation Book". A bookplate bearing his coat of arms and motto (Vis Fortibus Arma) with his initials is affixed to the pastedown of the front board. A smaller binder's mark is affixed in the upper left ...

Nisbet, Richard

Naval flags and signals

  • MS046
  • Item
  • [c.1775]

An illustrated guide to naval flags, indicating their meaning and where they should be placed on the ship. The inclusion of Vice-Admiral Anson's night signals, but lack of Captain Sir Home Popham's words and phrases, suggests that the manuscript w...

Divers prieres

  • MS047
  • Item
  • 16--/17--

Translation of Title: Various Prayers.

Catalogue of the Earl of Wicklow's library

  • MS051
  • Item
  • c.1818

Contained in the binding is: A Catalogue of the Earl of Wicklow's library, 18--, 95 p.; A list of Lady Wicklow's books at Castleforward, 1818, 4 p.; A catalogue of books of prints, etc., 18--, 6 p.

Steuarta Cosgrove collection

  • MS052
  • Item
  • 1836

A collection of hymns and psalms carefully selected from the best composers arranged for public worship compiled by Steuarta King. Contains musical scores.

HMS Amethyst log

  • MS055
  • Item
  • 1859-1860

The fonds consists of the log of H.M.S. Amethyst, covering the period 9 November 1859 to 22 December 1860. It contains 93 pages of text, drawings, and maps which are listed below. The log begins with the ship at anchor at Mazatlan, Mexico. On 21 J...

Grenfell, Sidney (1806-1884)

Agricultural Accounts

  • MS058
  • Item
  • 1672-1768

Bound manuscript in several different hands. Many leaves have been left blank. Title stamped on spine: "Mss. Account Book". The first four leaves are different in appearance and out of chronological order. They presumably were added at the time of...

Ten Sermons

  • MS060
  • Item
  • 1690

Stamped on spine: Sermons. Mss. The only sermon that is dated is sermon no. 7, preached at Seaham on 13 April 1690. A reader on 27 Oct. 1847 noted the following: "Curious and contains some good things. The writer is neither Puritan nor Papist".

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