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Isaac Casaubon, 1559-1614 free pdf Excerpt from Isaac Casaubon, 1559-1614 The sources for the biography of Isaac Casaubon are unusually numerous and detailed. Indeed, no other personage, eminent in letters, of the sixteenth century, can be mentioned, for whose history there exist materials equally rich. These sources are partly manuscript, partly printed. 1. MSS. I. Advers. - Sixty volumes of Adversaria preserved in the Bodleian Library. 2. Burney mss. - Seven volumes of letters addressed to Casaubon by his numerous correspondents- preserved in the Burney collection in the British Museum. 3. Bibl. Nat. - The National Library in Paris contains: (1) The series of letters from Casaubon to de Thou, some confidential portions of which were omitted purposely in Van Almeloveen's edition. (2) Two independent sets of notes, taken by hearers, of his lectures on Herodotus. (3) Other notes on the Anthology, etc. 4. Geneva mss. - The archives of the city of Geneva contain: (1) The register of births, deaths, and marriages. (2) The minute books of the Petit conseil. The city of Geneva has had the singular good fortune of never having been taken, sacked, or burnt. The series of order books of the Council is complete. For the period of Casaubon's residence these books form our principal authority. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Author : Mark Pattison
Publisher : Forgotten Books
Data Published : 27 September 2015
ISBN : 1331544017
EAN : 9781331544012
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Number of Pages : 532 pages
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Language : English
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