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MS. 50 On substitutions

(old shelfmark **A.50)

Author:Francis Dickens (d. 1755)
Language:English, with Latin
Origin:England, Cambridge
Date:18th c., 1747
Material:Paper. Watermark: ?fleur-de-lys (in gutter)
Physical Description:i original flyleaf + 326 pages, 240 x 190 (unruled; ca. 230 x 170) mm, ca. 30  long lines
Rubric:Of vulgar substitution
Incipit:Substitutio define hec quod sic secundo vel ulteriori gradu facto institutio
2o folio:(p. 3) which was ever
Explicit:But especially 401 fol. Edit.
Contents:pp. 1 – 326, Tracts, ‘On substitutions’
Script:Cursive mixed hand
Scribe:Francis Dickens
Provenance:Francis Dickens, (Fellow 1705 – d. 1755); his gift (‘I do desire that this Book may find a place in some remote part of the College Library never to be taken out thence on any account whatever.’, inscription, fol. i recto)
Binding:18th c., lace-cased, parchment over pasteboards, edges speckled red, ‘W2’ on bottom edge
Bibliography:C. Crawley, Trinity Hall : the history of a Cambridge college, 1350-1992. 2nd ed., expanded by G. Storey. (Cambridge, 1992), 124

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