Francis Jenkinson and Charles Sayle: Cambridge Books

Scope and Content

The volumes contain chronological lists of books printed in Cambridge owned by Cambridge University Library or found in other libraries.

MS.Add.8763: 1521-1698; compiled by F.J.H. Jenkinson, c. 1890-1918, and annotated at the front 'F. Jenkinson's MS. with some notes by C. Sayle'. There are occasional cuttings from dealers' lists.

MS.Add.8764: 1699-1900; compiled by C.E. Sayle, c. 1896-1902.

Administrative / Biographical History

Francis John Henry Jenkinson (1853-1923), Cambridge University Librarian, 1890-1923; Charles Edward Sayle (1864-1924), Cambridge University Library, Under-Librarian, 1893-1910, and Assistant Librarian, 1910-1924.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Rare Books Department, Cambridge University Library, 1989.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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