Manuscript catalogues of the early museum collections, 1683-1886

by Arthur MacGregor

Publisher: Archaeopress in Oxford, England

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StatementArthur MacGregor with Melanie Mendonc̦a and Julia White ; with contributions by Penny Bayer ... [et al.].
GenreCatalogs, Sources, Bibliography, Catalogs.
SeriesBAR International series -- 907, 1569
ContributionsMendonça, Melanie., White, Julia, 1976-, Hook, Moira., Ashmolean Museum.
LC ClassificationsZ6621.O95 M33 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17919965M
ISBN 10184171206X, 1841719374
LC Control Number2001339333

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Tradescant’s Rarities: Essays on the foundation of the Ashmolean Museum with a catalogue of the surviving early collections (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ) MacGregor, A. with Mendonça, M. and White, J., Manuscript Catalogues of the Early Museum CollectionsPart 1 (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum and British Archaeological Reports.

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