'Bodleian Series of Miscellaneous Facsimiles'

Scope and Content

The facsimiles are from various sources: clippings from printed books, prospectuses and sale-catalogues, as well as original reproductions from manuscripts in the Bodleian, Oxford College Libraries, and in other institutional or private libraries. The collection includes facsimiles of Latin, English, Greek and French manuscripts.

Administrative / Biographical History

The collection reached its final form of arrangement by subject in 1921, but includes material accumulated or worked on, both earlier and later, by E.W.B. Nicholson, F. Madan, H.H.E. Craster and E. Lobel.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

See Administrative/Biographical History.


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

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made only with the permission of the owners of the originals.

Additional Information

See Scope and Content.

Corporate Names