Bodleian Library, Oxford University

Locke’s Library

A substantial portion of Locke’s library survives in the Bodleian Library. Many of the books contain manuscript annotations or have manuscript papers inserted.

Cabala denudata. 1677.
[H&L 558]   Shelfmark: 9/34

inserted into Locke’s copy:   Paper titled Caballa 88 (1688)

Le Nouveau Testament … traduit en francois avec le Grec et le Latin de la Vulgate ajoutez a cote. Nouv. éd. Mons, 1673. 8o. Interleaved and bound in 5 vols.
[H&L 2864]   Shelfmark: 9.103-9.107

inserted at p. 249:   Notes on Hebrews

Purchas, S[amuel]. Pilgrimes. 1625-1626.
[H&L 2409]   Shelfmark: 14/23 a-e

Pasted into Locke’s copy:   Letter from Peter King to Locke, 28 November 1696. [printed De Beer v. 2149]

Toinard, Nicolas. Evangeliorum Harmonia Græco-Latina. Interleaved set of proof sheets.
[H&L 2934]   Shelfmark: 18.1

on page 1:   Ex dono inscription by Locke.

on page following colophon:   Testimonial to Toinard, 3/13 December 1678; draft in Bodleian Library, MS. Locke c. 27, f. 53. [printed De Beer, i. 428]

Also includes corrections or additions in Locke’s hand on various pages; some are based on E. Merillius, Notæ philologicæ in Passionem Christi (1657) and some from letters from Toinard.