Reference numberMM/1/26
TitleMutilated manuscript given by Sir Joseph Banks, 6 January 1779
Description"Valerius Cordus was the son of Ennius Cordues, was born in 1515, and was unfortunately, when on his way to Rome in 1544, killed by a horse. His works are rare and the editions Xiosionides which he published are still thought valuable".

MM/1/23 and MM/1/24 describe Banks giving a copy of a work by Cordus to Thomas Pollfield.
Extent1 side
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); naturalist1744 - 1820
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