Thorpe, Thomas, 1791-1851

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English bookseller.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unknown recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572442

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creatorOf LEXINGTON PAPERS. Vols. IV-VI. Correspondence with William Blathwayt, Secretary-at-War; 1694 -1699. In the present arrangement original letters of Lexington from the Blathwayt Papers ( formerly bound separately ) have been combined with original let..., 1694-1699 British Library
creatorOf Thorpe, Thomas,. Narrationes, ca. 1350. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf JOHN SPEED (d. 1629): working notebook for his History of Great Britaine (1611); circa 1611. Autograph (compare with the hand of his letters, see W. Greg, English Literary Autographs 1550-1650, pl. LVI), with some passages in a scribal hand. Contains..., approximately 1611 British Library
referencedIn Vol. III. (ff. 300). 1832.includes:ff. 1, 175 Richard Taylor, printer: Letters to Sir F. Madden: 1832-1847.ff. 3, 39, 49, 159, 227 Sir Henry Ellis, KH; Principal Librarian, British Museum: Correspondence with Sir F. Madden: 1828-1852.f. 5 Willi..., 1832 British Library
referencedIn Vol. VII. (ff. 394). 1842-1844.includes:f. 1 Markham John Thorpe: Letter to Sir Madden: 1842.ff. 3, 40, 57, 83, 140, 261-267, 270, 278-286, 291, 294, 354-356, 362 Sir Thomas Phillipps, Baronet; of Middle Hill: Correspondence with Sir F. Madden: ..., 1842-1844 British Library
creatorOf Pierpont Morgan Library. [Noms, armes et blasons des chevaliers de la Table Ronde]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf ROBERT SIDNEY, 1ST EARL OF LEICESTER: poems, in his autograph; circa mid-1590s. The manuscript comprises fair copies, revised at various points, of thirty-six sonnets, eighteen songs, five pastorals, four brief epigrams or strambotti, three translati... British Library
creatorOf LEXINGTON PAPERS. Vols. VII, VIII ( ff.i + 180, i + 96 ). Letters from Lexington's cousin, Robert Sutton ( K.B. 1725 ), as Resident at Vienna, to W. Blathwayt; Vol. VII, 1698; Vol. VIII, 1699-1700. Supplementary to Add. MS. 9736. Copies of some of hi..., 1698-1700 British Library
referencedIn Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1882,. Manuscripts and documents relating to Bibliotheca Phillippica, 1794-1886 (bulk, 1800-1864). Grolier Club
referencedIn Vol. VI. (ff. 405). 1839-1841.includes:ff. 1, 40, 64, 251 Sir William Betham, Ulster King of Arms: Letters to Sir F. Madden: 1832-1839.ff. 3, 5, 18, 19, 36, 52-57, 62, 71, 87, 123, 130, 147, 155, 175, 198, 203, 222, 272, 299, 303, 365, 373, 393 ..., 1839-1841 British Library
creatorOf HERALDIC COLLECTIONS of Sir William Dugdale, Norroy (1660) and Garter King of Arms (1677, d. 1686); including many original letters, warrants, and other documents, but consisting mainly of drafts and copies in his autograph. Paper. Two volumes. Folio..., 1606-1685 British Library
creatorOf Thorpe, Thomas, 1791-1851. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unknown recipient, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf DIARY of Cornelio Firmano; 1565-1571. Latin. Copy. Firmano (1532-1588) was Master of ceremonies at the Papal Court from Aug. 1565 until Jan. 1574 when he was elected Bishop of Osimo. His diary covers the papacies from Pius IV to Pius V. Inc. (f. 1) '... British Library
creatorOf "A Catalogue of all the [English] Plays extant, 1700: alphabetically digested." With the names of their authors. Paper; ff. 40. Circ. 1700. Bound in red morocco, tooled. No. 504 in the supplement to T. Thorpe's catalogue, 1836; Phillipps MS. 9202. Sm..., approximately 1700 British Library
referencedIn Lacy, Thomas Hailes, 1809-1873,. Autograph letters signed from Thomas Hailes to James Maidment [manuscript], 1851-1853. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Vol. V. (ff. 537). 1832-1835.includes:f. 1 William Buckland, geologist: Letters to Rev. P. Bliss: 1827-1849, n.d. f. 2 Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet; Second Secretary to the Admiralty: Letter to Rev. P. Bliss: 1832. f. 3 Thomas Thorpe, bookseller: L..., 1832-1835 British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANE0US TRACTS in prose and verse, chiefly theological, in Latin, viz.1. "Visiones Tnudali" (so the later title on f. 1 b), beg. "Incipit narracio uisionis de situ Hybernie cap. primum. [H]ybernia insula est in ultimo": the uncondensed version ..., 13th century British Library
creatorOf LIVES of saints, etc., in Latin:-1. Commentary on S. Dionysius Areopagita, De Mystica Theologia. Beg. "V[i]e Syon lugent co quod non sit qui vadit ad solempnitatem." f. 2. 2. "Provinciale distinctum et ordinatum per provincias ut Sequitur infra et n..., 14th century-15th century British Library
creatorOf "LOVE'S LAURELL GARLAND," a romance by John Reynolds. Preceded by: (1) Dedication to Philip Herbert, Earl of Montgomery and Baron of Shurland [afterwards Earl of Pembroke, 1630], and his Countess, f. 2;-(2) "Praeface" to the "Gentelmen Readers," f. 3..., 1605 British Library
creatorOf Cavretto, Pietro, b. ca. 1424. Nova de miraculis disputatio / auctore Petro Haedo, sacerdote Portunaensi dicata r[everndissi]mo in Christo Patri D[omi]no ; D[omi]no Leonello Chieregato, Episcopo Concordiensi, apolstolicoque legato, 1493, v. Idus Maja. Cincinnati History Library, Cincinnati Museum Center
creatorOf Birch, Wyrley,. [Commonplace book] University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf 41683. CORRESPONDENCE of members of the Stanhope family. Art. I belonged to Thomas Thorpe, bookseller (cat., 1836, no. 616), and subsequently to Sir Thomas Phillipps (MS. 9452). Phillipps sale, Sotheby'S, 24-28 Apr. 1911, lot 956. With artt. 2 and 3 ..., 1693-1801 British Library
creatorOf THE VISION OF PIERS THE PLOWMAN, by William Langland [circ. 1332-1400]. The last 42 lines of the poem are wanting. The text is according to the third recension (Skeat's C-text: see The Vision of William concerning Piers the Plowman, by W. W. Skeat, O... British Library
creatorOf Vol. II. Draft of the will of Sir John Fastolf, dated 3 Nov. 1459. The hand is that of the corrected and substituted portions of the draft in Add. MS. 27444, ff. 60-67 b, printed in full in Gairdner (no. 385 of Library Edition, 382 of small edition) ..., 1459 British Library
creatorOf Vol. I., 20/30 July, 1668 -3/13 Feb. 167 ¾.Francis Parry, Envoy to Portugal: Letter-books: 1668-1680.includes:ff. 3-284 b passim Sir Joseph Williamson: Letters to, as Clerk to the Council and Secretary of State, from F. Parry: 1668-1679.: Copies. f... British Library
creatorOf DECRETALS: an anonymous collection, the latest being attributed to Pope Lucius III (1181-1185), with marginal gloss, partly contemporary and partly of slightly later date, in which frequent reference is made to Gratian's Decretum, etc.; a single decr... British Library
creatorOf Cole, William,. Year books of Henry VI and Edward IV, ca. 1450. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Palmer, Julia, fl. 1671-1673. [Poems] University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf S. AUGUSTINE, De Civitate Dei, libb. i-ix. The original text written without chapter-divisions, which have been added by a later hand, although they do not correspond in all cases with the divisions of the printed work. The text has been retouched in... British Library
referencedIn Vol. IX (ff. 199). 29 Feb. 1820-21 Feb. 1867.includes:ff. 1, 50 Shute Barrington, Bishop of Durham: Letters to T. Grenville: 1818-1824.f. 2 Robert Saunders-Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville; formerly Dundas: Letters to T. Grenville: 1809, 1820.f. 3 ... British Library
creatorOf DIARY of Giovanni Paulo Mucantio; 1598. Latin and Italian. Copy, 17th cent. Diary of ceremonies and events which took place in 1598 during the reign of Clement VIII, recorded by Giovanni Mucantio (1557-1617), Master of Ceremonies at the Papal Court. ... British Library
creatorOf POEMS [by William Austin, of Lincoln's Inn, 1587-1634], transcribed by Ralph Crane. The contents are: (1) "Certaine Divine Hyinnes, or Carolls, for Christmas-daye." f.4;-(2) "Divers most devout and zealous Meditations upon our Saviour's Passion, on G..., 1624-1632 British Library
creatorOf England. Statuta nova, ca. 1423. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Lefèvre, Raoul, fl. 1460. [L'histoire de Jason]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf John, Climacus, Saint, 6th cent. [Scala paradisi]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dunn, George, 1864-1912,. Registrum brevium, ca. 1450. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf POEMS, by Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (d. 1547), Sir Thomas Wyat (d. 1542), and others, apparently collected by Sir John Harington of Kelston (d. 1612) :-1. " Helen to Paris " : a translation of Ovid, Heroid., Ep. xvii., by Sir Thomas Chaloner (d. ..., 16th century-17th century British Library
creatorOf LETTER-BOOK Of Richard Talbot, Earl and titular Duke of Tyrconnel, in Ireland, 1689-1690, consisting almost entirely of letters to Queen Mary of Modena, but with three to other persons. The extreme dates are October 10 /20 , 1689, and 24 June/4 July ..., 1689-1690 British Library
creatorOf LEXINGTON PAPERS. Vols. IX, X ( ff. v + 204, i + 207 ). Joint letters, signed, from Lexington and Coenraad van Heemskerck, Envoy of the United Provinces at Vienna, to Blathwayt, and drafts of some of Blathwayt's letters to Lexington ( for the final v..., 1692-1699 British Library
creatorOf FROBISHER'S VOYAGES: a transcript of the accompts of Michael Lok, Governor and Treasurer of the Company of Cathay, and others, relating to Martin Frobisher's three voyages in search of a North-West passage in 1576, 1577 and 1578. The original MS., no..., 1821-1824 British Library
creatorOf PETTY PAPERS. VOL. LVI (ff. 178).1. ff. 1-4v. Letter from Robert Cullen to ?, containing notes of Petty's published and unpublished works; 1758. 2. ff. 5-6. Account by James Matthews of the contents of four chests of papers 'sent to Shelburne House b..., 1700-1934 British Library
creatorOf LATIN DICTIONARY: an epitome of the Liber Glossarum, an 8th century (?) compilation attributed to an otherwise unknown bishop Ansileubus. Beg. "A[bba] significat in latino pater"; ends "Pati ferre . perpeti . sustinere . tolerare . durare." Most of t..., 13th century British Library
creatorOf GUIDO GUALTIERI: Ephemerides Sixti Papae V; 1585-1588. Latin. Copy, 17th cent. Diary of the internal affairs of Church States between April 1585 and June 1588, recorded by Guido Gualtieri, Secretary to Sixtus V. Title (f. 1) 'Sixti Quinti Pontificis ... British Library
creatorOf ESCOTT PAPERS. Vol. XXVII (ff. 167). Articles and miscellaneous papers; 1854-1895, n.d. 1. ff. 1-87. Articles submitted to Escott; 1882-1885, n.d. Partly Italian. 2. ff. 88-111. Papers relating to the foundation of the British School at Athens, inclu..., 1854-1895 British Library
creatorOf Fernesley, William,. Registrum brevium, ca. 1450. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf THEOLOGICAL MISCELLANY: works in Latin by St Bonaventure, St Isidore of Seville, St Anselm of Canterbury, Hugh of St Victor, Bartholomeus Florarius and St Augustine, etc., and two works in Anglo-Norman; late 13th or early 14th cent. Written in Englan... British Library
creatorOf DRAFT of the truce for commercial trading under safe-conduct made by Edward III, through his proctors Simon de Stanes and William Fox, citizen of York, with Louis, Count of Flanders, and the towns of Bruges, Ghent, and Ypres; 16 Mar. 1334. Latin. See... British Library
creatorOf LETTER-BOOK of Edward Conway, Earl of Conway, Secretary of State for the N. Department, during his tenure of the office; 8 Feb. 168 0/1-2 Feb. 168 2/3. In the hand of his secretary, William Blathwayt, afterwards (Aug. 1683-1704) Secretary at War. Be... British Library
creatorOf Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872,. [Apocalypse with marginal gloss]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889,. Blooms and Blossoms of the Reigns of Elizabeth, James, Charles Ist & IInd known or attributed to Shakespeare, Jonson, Raleigh, Beaumont, Herrick, Donne, Withers, Randolph & Strode : With their contemporaries of names lesser known ... or by the brachygrapher Richard Jackson ; Bound by Charles Lewis the younger in the third year of apprenticeship, 1832, copy ca. 1880. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. [Fasti]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Vol. I, ff. ); ff. ii + 592, xvii cent.Alexander VII; Pope: Life of: 17th cent.: Ital.Sforza Pallavieino, Cardinal: Life of Pope Alexander VII by: 17th cent.: Ital.Bookplates: North (Frederick), 5th Earl of Guilford: 19th cent., 17th century British Library
creatorOf Augustus Frederick, Prince, Duke of Sussex, 1773-1843,. [Luke with Glossa ordinaria]. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Vol. IV. (ff. 371). 1833-1835.includes:f. 1 Joseph Hunter, FRS, FSA, Assistant Keeper of Public Records: Extract of letter to J. G. Nichols: 1833.f. 2 Sir Thomas Duffus Hardy, Deputy-Keeper of the Public Records: Correspondence with Sir F. Madde..., 1833-1835 British Library
creatorOf Vol. II, ff. ii + 407, xvii cent.Bookplates: North (Frederick), 5th Earl of Guilford: 19th cent.Alexander VII; Pope: Life of: 17th cent.: Ital.Sforza Pallavieino, Cardinal: Life of Pope Alexander VII by: 17th cent.: Ital.includes:f. 402 Alexander V..., 17th century British Library
creatorOf DIARIO OF MARCELLO ALBERINI (1521-1535); 18th cent. Italian. Marcello Alberini, the son of a Roman citizen, began writing his account of the events surrounding the sack of Rome of 1527 on 1 January 1547, for the benefit of his children. Alberini comb... British Library
creatorOf Thorpe, Thomas,. Processus factus ad coronationem serenissimi domini Georgii secundi..., 1727. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn INDEX to the catalogues of Manuscripts and Printed Books issued by Thomas Thorpe, bookseller, in the years 1842-1848. Paper. Seven volumes. Small Quarto. [Add. 19,438-19,444.], 1842-1848 British Library
referencedIn Vol. VI. (ff. 518). 1836-Mar. 1839.includes:ff. 1, 85, 455 George William Hall, Master of Pembroke and (1820-1824) Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University: Letters to Rev. P. Bliss: 1813-1842. ff. 3, 182, 199 Sir Alexander Croke: Letters to Rev. P. Bli..., 1836-1839 British Library
creatorOf HENRY STANLEY, 4TH EARL OF DERBY: collection of letters and papers on affairs of state, etc.; circa 1583-1589. Copies in the hand of a secretary in Derby's household. A description of the manuscript, including a number of items now missing from leave..., 1578-1589 British Library
referencedIn Vol. IX. (ff. 692). 1843-1845.includes:ff. 1, 146, 148, 203, 216, 240, 266, 287, 301, 303, 305, 308, 316, 319, 326, 328, 336. 344, 454, 472, 484, 490, 506 Thomas Rodd, Bookseller: Letters to Rev. P. Bliss: 1835-1849. f. 3 Reverend Frederick Aubert G..., 1843-1845 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence of the Rev. John Robinson, D.D., British Agent (from 1696 Envoy extraordinary) in Sweden [Bishop of Bristol 1710, of London 1714-1723, Lord Privy Seal 1711-1713] with William Blathwayt, Secretary at War, acting as Secretary of State wi..., 1693-1702 British Library
creatorOf PAPERS relating to negotiations between James II and Pope Alexander VIII, 1689-1690 (several are not dated but certainly belong to these years); copies in Lat., Ital. and Fr. with Engl. translations. They consist of letters from the Pope to the King ... British Library
creatorOf Vol. I.1. Original letters and papers, the majority of which are letters by or to, or documents relating to, Sir John Fastolf, a number being in the hand of William Wyrcestre, al. Botoner. All except four of these have been printed in full or in abst... British Library
creatorOf Clerke, Francis, fl. 1594. Praxis in curiis ecclesiasticis, ca. 1610. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Sidney, Philip, Sir, 1554-1586. [Defence of the Earl of Leicester] : autograph manuscript, undated. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf PSALTER, etc., in Latin, known as the Psalter of the St. Omer family. Contents:-(1) Calendar. f. 1 ;-(2) Psalter, Gallican version. f. 7 ;-(3) Canticles. " Audite, celi " wants Deut. xxxii, 25-38, through loss of one leaf after f. 162, and " Quicu... British Library
referencedIn Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957,. Lands on Greenwich Hudson Bleecker Asylum and Factory Streets from Amos to 13th Streets / copied from 8th Ave. extending benefit map. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Vol. II., 3/13 Feb. 167 ¾-21 Nov. / 1 Dec 1680.Francis Parry, Envoy to Portugal: Letter-books: 1668-1680.includes:ff. 2-148 b passim Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington: Letters to, from F. Parry: 1668-1678.: Copies. ff. 3 b-215 passim Sir Joseph W... British Library
creatorOf DIARY of Francesco Mucantio; 1589-1592. Latin and Italian. Copy, 17th cent. Francesco Mucantio was Master of Ceremonies at the Papal Court. His diary covers the papacies from Sixtus V to Innocent IX. Information on Mucantio in Bibliografia Romana. No... British Library
creatorOf JOURNAL of travels in Lorraine and France, 7 Sept.-16 Nov. 1723, by Edward Southwell, with his father, the Right Hon. Edward Southwell, Principal Secretary to the Council for Ireland. The places principally described are Luneville and Paris; with a l... British Library
creatorOf "ENTRYES while the King was in Ireland": letter-book of Sir Robert Southwell as Principal Secretary of State for Ireland during William III's campaign in that country in 1690. The extreme dates are 29 May and 8 September. The entries are arranged by ... British Library
creatorOf " THE PERITINERARY of Devon, with the historicall discription therof and the citty of Exeter ... collected by T[ristram] R[isdon] gen : for the love of his country and countrimen ": an earlier recension of Risdon's Chorographicall Description or Surv..., approximately 1633 British Library
creatorOf EXTRACTS and précis of the correspondence, in the years 1674 and 1675, of Edward Coleman, secretary to the Duchess of York, executed in connexion with the "Popish Plot" in 1678. The collection, which consists of 16 letters from Coleman to -Albani, t... British Library
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associatedWith Cavretto, Pietro, b. ca. 1424. person
associatedWith Clerke, Francis, fl. 1594. person
associatedWith England. corporateBody
associatedWith John, Climacus, Saint, 6th cent. person
correspondedWith Lacy, Thomas Hailes, 1809-1873, person
associatedWith Lefèvre, Raoul, fl. 1460. person
associatedWith Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. person
associatedWith Palmer, Julia, fl. 1671-1673. person
associatedWith Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1882, person
associatedWith Pierpont Morgan Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Sidney, Philip, Sir, 1554-1586. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Duncannon, Wexford
Carrickfergus, Antrim
Waterford, Ireland
East and West Flegg Hundreds, Norfolk
Ireland, Europe
Oporto, Portugal
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Trier, Rhineland
Peel Castle, Isle of Man
Devonshire, England
Rome, Italy
Isle of Man, England
Mayence, Germany
Ormesby, Norfolk
Lancashire, England
Keswick, Cumberland
Charlemont, Armagh
Dublin, Ireland
Kilkenny, Ireland
Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire
Saffron Walden, Essex
Ross, Wexford
Limerick, Ireland
Netherlands, Europe
Caister, Norfolk
Oporto, Portugal
Drogheda, Ireland
Paris, France
Rushen Castle, Isle of Man
Newry, Down
Ireland, Europe
Kinsale, Cork
Seitz, Styria


Birth 1791

Death 1851-02-17



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