Interleaved copies of works by Apollonius Pergaeus with marginal notes by Edward Bernard
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Lat. misc. c. 64-5
- Dates of Creation[ca. 1670]
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialLatin.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Dr Edward Bernard was born 2 May 1638. He was educated at Merchant Taylors' School and St. John's College, Oxford (matriculated 25 July 1655), of which College he became a Fellow in 1658. He was Savilian Professor of Astronomy, 1673-91. He died on 12 Jan. 1697. Further details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Conditions Governing Access
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).
Among Bernard's books bought in 1698 (see introductory note to SC 8717-886); transferred from the Department of Printed Books, 1945 (formerly shelfmarked A1. 26-27 Art., Arch. C. 112-3, Arch. D. 74-5, Arch. D. 15-16, and Arch. Bodl. D. b. 3-4).
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. 47911-12.