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Freebairn, Robert (bookseller and printer)



  • Existence: d. 1747 1747


Active as bookseller and printer from 1701.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

12th-century manuscript of 'De Trinitate' of St Augustine.

Identifier: Adv.MS.18.2.7
Scope and Contents Manuscript, probably written in Italy, containing a complete copy of 'De Trinitate' of St Augustine, as well as a work entitled 'Expositio fidei Catholicae'.The manuscript is probably of the 12th century, and has been dated as such by the summary catalogue, Römer, and Borland. In private correspondence with the National Library of Scotland Michael Gullick suggests that this manuscript may be of Italian origin from the 11th century. Heinrich Schenkl suggests that the work can be...
Dates: 12th century.

15th-century manuscript of 'Collationes' attributed to Robert Holcot.

Identifier: Adv.MS.18.4.4
Scope and Contents 15th-century manuscript produced in England. The work appears to have been completed by one scribe and is in a minuscule bastarda anglicana hand. The volume contains 115 'collationes', or sermons, which appear to be based on the Book of Wisdom, as well as short verses in Middle English. The work has been attributed to Robert Holcot, but this attribution cannot be substantiated. According to an inscription in the top margin of folio 4r, as well as the colophon on folio 108v, this...
Dates: 15th century.

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Palimpsests. 1
Religious texts. 1
Sermons. 1