Two interleaved volumes of A. Wood's Antiquities of Oxford (1786)

Scope and Content

Two interleaved volumes of A. Wood's Antiquities of Oxford (1786) with several hundred drawings, some in watercolour, portraits, arms, brasses, old plans, etc., with manuscript additions, partly by Henry Hinton, written and printed before 1811.

Administrative / Biographical History

Anthony Wood (1632-1695), see the Dictionary of Biography, and Henry Hinton (1749-1816) were antiquaries.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

Given by Falconer Madan, 1938.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city, county, and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

Custodial History

Formerly owned by Rev. W. Dyke (Vice-Principal of Jesus College 1844, died 1880) and Falconer Madan, 1881.


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