- Table talk
- Selden, John, 1584-1654
- Published / Created
- [late 17th century]
- Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, consisting of aphorisms, axioms, and pithy commentary on such subjects as "Wisdom, "Money," "Retalliation," and "Parliament." Concerning "Popery," the author writes, "We charge the prelaticall clergy with the popery to make them odious tho we know they are guilty of no such thing. Just as heretofore they called Images Mammetts and the adoration of Images Mammetry, that is Mahomet & Mahometry odious names, when all the world knows the Turks are forbidden Images by their Religion."
Binding: stitched, loose in Middle Hill boards.
For information on the source of acquisition, consult the appropriate curator.
Note in same hand on first page: "Out of a manuscript called the discourse of Mr. Selden lent by the Earl of Arlington to Sir Robert Jenkinson."
Pasted in: inside front cover, dealer's description of manuscript, "said by T. F. Fenwick to be in the hand of Edward Southwell, and perhaps copied by him as a boy before the first (posthumous) publication of the 'Table Talk' in 1689."
Phillips, Ms. 10149.
- 1 v. (81 p.) ; 22 x 17 cm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Call Number
- Osborn b102
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- still image and text
- Subject (Geographic)
- Great Britain--Politics and government--1603-1649
- Subject (Name)
- Subject (Topic)
Aphorisms and apothegms--17th century
Conduct of life--17th century
Conduct of life--Quotations, maxims, etc
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- John Seldon, Table Talk. James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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