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Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts.]. One of the most remarkable collections of manuscripts which has been formed in the nineteenth century is that which the late Earl of Ashburnham brought together at Ashburnham Place, and which assured to him one of the first positions among contemporaneous bibliophiles.

It was stolen in Tours in by Count Guglielmo Libri, a mathematician, physicist, and Inspector of the Libraries of France, a position he used to purloin many precious books and manuscripts.

He sold almost 2, of them, including the Pentateuch, to the bibliophile fourth Earl of Ashburnham in   The Trinity copy has an interesting provenance. It was donated to the Library in the early twentieth century, but had previously been owned by at least two famous collectors; the 4th Earl of Ashburnham in the nineteenth century, Tom Martin of Palgrave in the eighteenth century and possibly Peter le Neve in the late seventeenth century.

There are sundry printed The Manuscripts of the Earl of Ashburnham book manuscript catalogues of the Ashburnham Library, and a few books and pamphlets--mostly incomplete or mutilated--which are undoubtedly a remnant of that celebrated collection G.E.C., Complete Peerage, vol.

1 () TITLE DEEDS. Nearly 4, items are included under this heading for Sussex. The 4th Earl bought a famous collection of Illuminated manuscripts, which was sold by the 5th Earl, mostly to the British Library, although the Ashburnham Pentateuch is in Paris.

The 5th Earl sold off most of the painting collection, including one of Rembrandt 's self-portraits. Ashburnham's heir, the 5th Earl, sold off the book collection in a series of auctions in andrealising a total of £62, for the lots sold.: Most of Ashburnham's manuscripts were acquired through three large purchases in the s.

In he bought manuscripts from Count Guglielmo : Earl of Ashburnham. The remains of the Ashburnham-Barrois Collection were subsequently sold by Bertram, 5 th Lord of Ashburnham () at auction at Sotheby’s, London, Junelot see Catalogue of a portion of the famous collection of manuscripts in the property of the right honorable The Earl of Ashburnham known as the Barrois Collection, no.

Catalogue of Manuscripts and Early Printed Books from the Libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, Fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and Other Sources, now forming Portion of the Library of J. Pierpont Morgan. 2 vols. (Vol. 1: Manuscripts; Vol. 2: Early Printed Books.

On the death of the 6th Earl in the remaining estates passed to Lady Mary Ashburnham, his sister, and on her death in to the Rev. J.D. Bickersteth, a descendant of the 4th Earl, who demolished most of Ashburnham House in and gave the remaining portion, with acres, to the Ashburnham Christian Trust in The book fell into the hands of infamous book thief Guglielmo Libri in the 19th century, and was subsequently purchased by the 4th earl of Ashburnham.

After the earl's death, the Italian government acquired the work and returned it to Florence, where the original presently resides in the Medicean Laurentian Library. Manuscripts of the Earl of Ashburnham.

Remarks of American newspapers. By Harrison Wright. Abstract. The "remarks" were made in response to a circular which was forwarded, together with Wright's translation of Delisle's Les manuscrits du comte d'Ashburnham, to prominent newspapers, requesting some expression of "disapproval of the Author: Harrison Wright.

Historical description. Ashburnham, a parish in Sussex, 5 miles W of Battle station on the S.E.B. It gives the titles of Baron and Earl to the family of Ashburnham, the descendants of Bertram de Eshburnham, who was " vice-comes " of Kent and Sussex at the landing of William the Conqueror.

Bertram Ashburnham (b.d. ), 4th earl of Ashburnham; his Appendix Ms. 62; bought from Boone, 12 Septemberfor £, according to the handwritten annotations in the BL Manuscript Department's copy of Catalogue of the Manuscripts at Ashburnham Place: Appendix (London: Hodgson, ).

ON June Sotheby, WilKinson Hodge sold in London the late Earl of Ashburnham's fine Barrois collection of manuscripts, the G28 lots realizing u33, 6s 6d.

The manuscript may have been produced for presentation outside Reichenau. Later owners include François-Didier Petit de Meurville (), Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Barrois (), Bertram, fourth earl of Ashburnham (), and Bertram, fifth earl of Ashburnham (). Henry Yates Thompson (b. d. ), collector of illuminated manuscripts and newspaper proprietor: with his book-plate inscribed '[MS] 74 / £ree.e.e [i.e.

£] / [bought from the] Earl of / Ashburnham / ' (inside upper cover). Bequeathed to the British Museum in by Mrs Henry Yates Thompson.

Notes. Ashburnham Place was the home of the Earls of Ashburnham: so we are thus able to state with confidence that the price-code belonged to Bertram (–), 4th Earl of Ashburnham, who collected the manuscripts:Author: Peter Kidd.

Bertram Ashburnham (), the third son of George, 3rd Earl of Ashburnham, was the man responsible for collecting these Wycliffe manuscripts.

Born inhe was educated at St John's College, Cambridge, and then travelled extensively, collecting. The manuscripts of the Earl of Ashburnham. Report to the minister of public instruction and fine arts. The sale of the Hamilton manuscripts to a foreign Government naturally caused those who were interested in these matters to feel great anxiety lest the Earl of Ashburnham's manuscripts, which it was known the owner wished to sell, should also be sent abroad.

The catalogues privately printed by Ashburnham himself are still not all available online, but each is represented online by at least one copy of the relevant auction catalogue. Barrois Catalogue of the Portion of the Famous Collection of Manuscripts, the Property of the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Ashburnham, Known as the Barrois Collection.

Bertram, 4th Earl of Ashburnham, purchased in J. and J. Leighton, London booksellers, London, sold at the Earl of Ashburnham's sale at London, Sotheby's on Jno. Henry Walters, Baltimore, by purchase between and Acquisition.

Walters Art Museum,by Henry Walters' bequest. Books & Manuscripts Manuel Chrysoloras, Erotemata, Greek and Latin, [in the redaction of Guarino da Verona], Venice, Peregrinus de Pasqualibus & Dionysius Bertochus, 4to.

First dated edition of Guarino's abbreviation and translation. Fourth Earl of Ashburnham, London,purchased from Joseph Barrois Sotheby's, Jno.purchased from Lord Ashburnham sale C.

Fairfax Murray. Collection of the French deputy and book collector Jean-Baptiste Joseph Barrois (), no. Purchased from Jean-Baptiste Joseph Barrois by Bertram Ashburnham, Fourth Earl of Ashburnham () in By descent to Bertram Ashburnham, Fifth Earl of Ashburnham ().

The oldest part of the existing house is the cellars which date back to the 15th century. The house was rebuilt after by John Ashburnham (), with the Second Earl Ashburnham () adding a new suite of rooms to the front of the building in brick covered with cement stucco in.

The remains of the Ashburnham-Barrois Collection were subsequently sold by Bertram, 5 th Lord of Ashburnham () at auction at Sotheby s, London, Junelot see Catalogue of a portion of the famous collection of manuscripts in the property of the right honorable The Earl of Ashburnham known as the Barrois Collection, lot George [Ashburnham], 5th Baron Ashburnham later 3rd Earl of Ashburnham, KG GCH.

born. 25 Dec mar. (1) 28 Aug Lady Sophia Thynne (d. 9 Apr ), 4th dau. of Thomas [Thynne], 1st Marquess of Bath, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Cavendish, 1st dau.

of William [Bentinck], 1st Duke of Portland. children by first wife. 1. The Ashburnham library. Catalogue of the portion of the famous collection of manuscripts, the property of the Rt.

Hon. the Earl of Ashburnham, known as the Barrois Collection. Which will be sold by auction by Ashburnham, Bertram Ashburnham, 5th Earl.