OMONT (Henri Auguste, 1857-1940, Keeper of Manuscripts at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Membre de l'Institut)

Autograph Letter Signed, in French with translation, to Reginald Lane Poole, 1857-1940, Editor of the English Historical Review, Lecturer in Diplomatic at Oxford, 1896-1927), thanking him "for ... your scholarly study on the correspondence of John of Salisbury. The two manuscripts at Paris and Cambridge have formed the basis of many precious comments on the history of the XIIth century ... to which you are such a sure and admirably well-informed guide", 1 side 8vo., Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, 15th April

Omont, besides supervising the main author catalogue of the Bib. Nat., was reponsible for the catalogue of Greek Manuscripts (1886-1898) and for many fine facsimiles, and for cataloguing new acquisitions of Latin and French MSS for forty years to 1931.

Item Date:  1924

Stock No:  50536      £75

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