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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
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Date
1995
Material
leather; metal; plastic
Catalogue Number
103.08.1162 a-d
Description
a. A small, dark brown, leather accordion wallet with plastic edges on the flap. There are two compartments inside the wallet. On the back there is a gold insignia made out of metal. The leather exterior has a wavy pattern.b. A package of blue special delivery stickers that say “BY AIRMAIL PAR AVIO…
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Title
Wallet
Date
1995
Material
leather; metal; plastic
Dimensions
9.9 x 6.1 x 0.4 cm
Description
a. A small, dark brown, leather accordion wallet with plastic edges on the flap. There are two compartments inside the wallet. On the back there is a gold insignia made out of metal. The leather exterior has a wavy pattern.b. A package of blue special delivery stickers that say “BY AIRMAIL PAR AVION” with a red band saying “SPECIAL DELIVERY EXPRES”” wrapped around them. c. A package of red special delivery stickers that say “SPECIAL DELIVERY EXPRES” on them with a red band around them saying “SPECIAL DELIVERY EXPRES”.d. A section of a yellow envelope that says “ $1.50 BOOKLETS OF 6 CENT STAMPS ARE AVAILABLE FROM YOUR POST OFFICE”.e. Five blue customs sheets.
Subject
Nicholas Morant
postage stamps
Canada Post
wallet
Credit
Gift of Nicholas Morant, Banff, 2006
Catalogue Number
103.08.1162 a-d
Images
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