John Palmer, Fellow of St John's College and Sir Thomas Adams Professor of Arabic at Cambridge (1769-1840): eight notebooks on scriptural subjects. Specifically:
195x130 mm. Not foliated, but each vol. contains c. 200 fos. College bookplate (nineteenth century) inside each front cover. Bequeathed to the College by the author, together with other papers.
Autograph. Paper; written on rectos only. Where dated, the watermarks are from the 1810s and 1820s. Originally unbound or in paper covers, subsequently half bound in leather with a spine title - summarised contents followed by 'MSS. Notes / Palmer' - in gold, marbled paper on boards.