St John's College K.41 (James 350)

William Craven, Sermons on Gibbon. English, early nineteenth century


William Craven, Master of St John's College (d. 1815): drafts of sermons, apparently preached in College and drawing on Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 1807-13.

Manuscript extra information

220x175 mm. individual foliation for fifteen termly sermons. College bookplate (nineteenth century) inside front cover.

Autograph. Various paper, some folded. Sermons bound together in nineteenth century, perhaps posthumously.