Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 141 (T.6.23)
Date of Creation: Between 1699 and 1799
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Thomas Hull, Catalogue of English Fossils.
Edward Lhuyd, Lithophylacii Britannici Ichnographia. (Carptim.)
Martin Lister, Historia Animalivm. (Carptim.)
John Johnston, M.D., Historia Natvralis. (Carptim.)
- Willoughby, Natural History. (Extracts.)
On i, 1 verso in XVIII. Cent. hand: According to what Mr. Joseph Duke | Aduised me in date Sep 2: 1737 O.S. this MS | was writt by Mr. Thomas Hull an ingenious | young Gentleman of the University of Oxford.
On 1, 1 recto in T. Hull's hand is an extract from Harris' Lex. Tech. and a note on the division of fossils.
On 1, 1 verso (in the same hand): Martinus Lister de cochlitis Angliae Lond. 1678. | Edvardi Luidii lithophylacium Britannicum | Lon. 1699.
The same hand as appears on i, 1 verso has made several additions and corrections throughout and giving references to pages of printed editions.
At the close of the extracts from Ed. Lhuyd's Ichnographia is a long note on fossils from that author in another XVIII. Cent. hand, along with a reference to Phil. Trans. vol. iv. p. 264.
Edward Lhuyd was keeper of the Ashmolean Museum.
Martin Lister, F.R.S. (1638?-1712), a noted zoologist, was nephew of Sir Matthew Lister. See Dict. Nat. Biog. xxxiii. 350.
[Formerly Q.7.7; Q.7.120]
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 x 6, ff. 48, well written in single cols. of 23 lines, each 7 x 5 3/4, not margined or ruled, no signatures or catchwords, pagination (begins with 3rd and ends with 44th folio), localities in red ink. Early Cent. XVIII.
Binding: Original, marbled-paper covers, loose. Early Cent. XVIII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 126.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 126.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Thomas Hull fl.1737
Of University of Oxford.
author: John Johnston
author: Edward Lhuyd 1660-1709
Keeper of the Ashmolean Museum, 1690-1709.
author: Martin Lister 1638?-1712
author: Francis Willughby 1635-1672
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