Greek grammar, comprising sections on the alphabet, prosody, etymology, the declension and conjugation of the parts of speech, dialects, and accents, probably written by [John] Rayner, in an ornate copy-book hand, 126 folios. At the top of fo. i is the following, in the hand of H. Travers: 'Traverse è Coll: Regin: Cantab:'. Inside the front cover are extracts from the sales catalogues of two booksellers, in which the book appeared as nos 145 and 118 respectively.
[John] Rayner: Greek Grammar
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- ReferenceGB 12 MS.Add.6338
- Dates of Creationc. 1710
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- Physical Description1 volume
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Administrative / Biographical History
[John] Rayner was writing-master at St Paul's School from about 1705.
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Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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The volume belonged to the Revd H. Travers (d. 1754), of Queens' College, Cambridge, Vicar of Nunburnholme, whose signature appears on fo. i. It was owned later by S. Smith Travers, who in 1869 presented it to J. Amory Travers, of Trinity College, Cambridge.