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Album Amicorum of Andrew Adam Hochstetter

Reference code
Album Amicorum of Andrew Adam Hochstetter
mostly 1688-91
Level of description
Extent and format
ff. ii + 213.
Oblong duodecimo.
Leather binding, brown. Later annotations including names, 1716, fol. ii. Old pressmarks?, fols. 1v, ii.
Scope and content
Album of Andrew Adam Hochstetter, MA, of Tübingen, made during an itinerary of the Duke of Wurtemberg (cf. fol. 3); mostly 1688-91. Most of the entries are by scholars. Among the many Englishmen in Oxford, Cambridge and London, are Isaac Newton, 1691, fol. 73, and Richard Baxter, 1690, fol. 76v. End of volume, particularly fols. 202-11 damaged (?eaten by vermin).
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Archival history
Exhibited by Sir A. W. Franks, 13 Jan. 1887. Proc., 2nd ser., 11 (1885-7), 233-4.
Mostly Latin, some French, Greek, Hebrew, Arabic.