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Thoresby, Ralph (1658-1725); see DNB; Musæum Thoresbyanum: A Catalogue of the Collection... of Ralph Thoresby... which will be sold by auction [London, 1725]; Daniel Atkinson, Ralph Thoresby, the Topographer, His Town and Times (Leeds, 1885-7); G. C. F. Forster, `The First Medievalist in Leeds: Ralph Thoresby, F.R.S., 1658-1725', in Church and Chronicle in the Middle Ages: Essays Presented to John Taylor, ed. Ian Wood and G. A. Loud (London, 1991), 251-70; for the catalogue of manuscripts and rare books in Thoresby's collection, see Ralph Thoresby, Ducatus Leodinensis: or the topography of... Leeds (London: for Maurice Atkins, 1715); for Thoresby as a collector in general see also P. C. D. Brears, `Ralph Thoresby, a Museum Visitor in Stuart England', Journal of the History of Collections, 1 (1989), 213-24, and D. P. Connell and M. J. Boyd, `Material from the “Musaeum” of Ralph Thoresby (1658-1725), preserved at Burton Constable Hall, East Yorkshire', Journal of the History of Collections, 10 (1998), 31-40 [this material had been assembled, as part of his `cabinet of curiosities', by William Constable, q.v.]. ♦ Categorisation: Type: Person. Gender: Unknown. Dates: 1658 to 1725. Period: 17th century to 18th century.

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  • B-535(1) Breviarium — Breviarium Eboracense [York]. — Venice: Johannes Hamman, for Franciscus de Egmondt, 1 May 1493. 8°.

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