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1723 Copy of ‘A Life of Mahomet’ Possibly Morant’s (?) and Japanese Stamp Collection

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Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 books; one 18th century, one 20th century stamp book. Includes 1723 copy of ‘A Life of Mahomet’ by Humphrey Prideaux; missing front/back covers, replaced with plain brown paper covers. Handwritten title ‘Mahomet’ written on front cover and side binding in different handwritings; …
Date Range
1723
[ca. 1900 - ca. 1920]
[ca. 1920 - ca. 1940]
[ca. 1940 - ca. 1960]
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 91 and 95
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Part Of
Nicholas Morant fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M300 / V500 / S20
Sous-Fonds
M300
Sub-Series
M300 / III / D / 5 : Personal Interest and Gifts
Accession Number
Unknown
Reference Code
M300 / III / D / 5 / 91 and 95
GMD
Textual record
Private record
Published record
Responsibility
Nicholas Morant (?), Nicholas Morant
Date Range
1723
[ca. 1900 - ca. 1920]
[ca. 1920 - ca. 1940]
[ca. 1940 - ca. 1960]
Physical Description
2 books (1 published, 1 stamp book)
History / Biographical
Humphrey Prideaux (1648-1724) was born in Cornwall and eventually became a Doctor of Divinity. Prideaux was an author of multiple textual works pertaining to faith and particularly Christianity. He was the Dean of Norwich from 1702 until his death in 1724.
Scope & Content
File consists of 2 books; one 18th century, one 20th century stamp book. Includes 1723 copy of ‘A Life of Mahomet’ by Humphrey Prideaux; missing front/back covers, replaced with plain brown paper covers. Handwritten title ‘Mahomet’ written on front cover and side binding in different handwritings; front believed to be by Nicholas Morant (?), side unknown. Also includes book of Japanese stamps collected by Nicholas Morant; many not dated, various designs and sizes, annotated on covers with Nicholas Morant's personal ink stamp.
Storage Range
In file box M300 / III / D / 5 / 75 to M300 / III / D / 5 / 91
Subject Access
Religion
Biography
Stamps
Postage
Geographic Access
England
Japan
Canada
Access Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be accessed or distributed without the explicit permission of their identified owner(s).
Reproduction Restrictions
Items in this file are not to be reproduced without the explicit permission of their identified owner(s).
Language
English
Conservation
'Mahomet' book must be stored with protective barrier to prevent further damage (i.e. acid-free paper).
Creator
Humphrey Prideaux, Nicholas Morant
Biographical Source Notes
https://www.ccel.org/ccel/prideaux
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
Part Of
Murray Hay fonds
Scope & Content
File consists of 1 cm of textual records, 21 x 29.5 cm. File pertains to the Alts Ski Area in Japan for which Murray Hay created a trail map. File includes one tourist booklet that includes Hay's trail map.
Date Range
ca. 1995
Reference Code
M570 / III / D / ii / 2
Description Level
5 / File
GMD
Map
Published record
Textual record
Part Of
Murray Hay fonds
Description Level
5 / File
Fonds Number
M570 / V795
Series
M570 / III : Murray Hay portfolio (published material)
Sous-Fonds
M570
Sub-Series
M570 / III / D : Miscellaneous / ii : International
Accession Number
2019.41
Reference Code
M570 / III / D / ii / 2
GMD
Map
Published record
Textual record
Date Range
ca. 1995
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records (21 x 29.5 cm)
Scope & Content
File consists of 1 cm of textual records, 21 x 29.5 cm. File pertains to the Alts Ski Area in Japan for which Murray Hay created a trail map. File includes one tourist booklet that includes Hay's trail map.
Notes
The booklet is in Japanese.
Name Access
Hay, Murray
Subject Access
Advertising
Artist
Ski Maps
Ski area
Skiing
Cartography
Map
Sports and recreation
Tourism
Tourist information
Travel
Winter
Winter sports
Geographic Access
Japan
Language
Japanese
English
Related Material
V795 / II / D / ii / 1
Category
Communications
Exploration, discovery and travel
Sports, recreation and leisure
Title Source
Title based on contents of file
Less detail
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