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'Caedmonis Monachi Paraphrasis poetica', edited by Francis Junius

Reference code
MSS/0823/002
Title
'Caedmonis Monachi Paraphrasis poetica', edited by Francis Junius
Date
1655-1779
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
Leather binding, brown, gilt-tooled. 'Sum Edw Lye 1740' on the titlepage.
Scope and content
'Caedmonis Monachi Paraphrasis poetica', ed. Francis Junius (Amsterdam, 1655). Interleaved volume containing a Latin translation and manuscript notes by Edward Lye and Owen Manning. Letter of Richard Gough (tipped in, p. 106) to the Rev. Owen Manning, 26 Aug. 1779, saying that the plates of Caedmon had fallen into his hands and asking Manning to undertake an English translation which Gough would publish. At the end of the volume MS notes and calculations of publishing costs. A letter by Rowe More in J. Nichols, Literary Anecdotes, V (1812), 404, mentions Lye's translation.
Creator
Lye, Edward (1694-1767), Anglo-Saxon and Gothic scholar
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/823/2
Archival history
Presented by Thomas Thorpe (letter, 16 Jan.1835, tipped in). Archaeologia, 26 (1836), 492.