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07 Feb 2018
(old shelfmark **A.49)
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 + 290 pages, 240 x 190 (unruled; ca. 235 x 155) mm, ca. 28  long lines
Rubric:Of a succession to an intestate estate
Incipit:See Dig. 28 J16 Cod. 6J55; 58 n118, the method observed by Justin
2o folio:(p. 3) the succession by
Explicit:and of forcing him to leave the woman
Contents:pp. 1 – 290, Tracts, ‘Of succession to an intestate estate’
Script:Cursive mixed hand
Scribe:Francis Dickens
Provenance:Francis Dickens, (Fellow 1705 – d. 1755) 25 November 1747 (date on fol. i verso); his gift (‘I do desire that this Book may find a place in some remote corner of Trinity Hall Library never to be taken out thence on any account whatever. F. D.’, inscription, fol. i verso)
Binding:18th c., lace-cased, parchment over pasteboards, edges speckled red
Notes:19th / 20th cent. contents list, in pencil, fol. i recto.
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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