Papers of Falconer Madan relating to manuscripts of Vergil. The papers include a collation by Madan, 1877, of selected lines in forty-one Bodleian manuscripts of Vergil, on the text of Otto Ribbeck's first edition of the works (Leipzig, 1859-62). There are also notes and articles by Madan on Vergil manuscripts, mainly in the Bodleian, including a section on the Old High German glosses in MS. Auct. F.1.16 (SC 8856), with a few from other libraries, 1876-80.
Papers of Falconer Madan relating to manuscripts of Vergil
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Administrative / Biographical History
Falconer Madan (1851-1935) was Bodley's Librarian, a palaeographer and bibliographer. Details are given in Who Was Who.
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Given to the Library by Falconer Madan in 1922.
Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, 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. II, nos. 47808-9.