Catalogue of Mr Mountegu Garrard Drake's books

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 42
  • Dates of Creation
      1730
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 vol. (48 ff.) folio manuscript. Paper, bound in a vellum cover on the inside of which there is written part of an indenture in English in another hand, and on the outside of which there is the title of the catalogue and its date, '4 August 1730'.

Scope and Content

Comprises a booklist arranged broadly alphabetically by author or title with dates and places of publication and shelfmarks. Within each letter of the alphabet there is a subdivision of books into folios, quartos, and octavos.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mr Mountegu Garrard Drake (1692-1728) lived at Shardeloes, Buckinghamshire, but is not otherwise known

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased at Sotheby's on 21 August 1981

Note

In English

Custodial History

The house of M.G. Drake at Shardeloes, Bucks