Catalogue of Books in the Possession of William Bayntun of Gray's Inn

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. e. 80-1
  • Dates of Creation
      [ca. 1768-70]
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      2 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Two volumes containing a catalogue of black-letter and other books printed before 1600 in the possession of William Bayntun.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Bayntun of Gray's Inn.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The volumes were found in the Library in 1916.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45674-5.