9.42.1 Element information
9.42.2 RDA definition and scope
126.96.36.199 A record of previous ownership or custodianship of an item, including agent, place, and timespan.
9.42.3 General rule
188.8.131.52 Record details of an item’s custodial history if considered important. Include the names of former owners and approximate dates, whenever possible.
Former owner: Alfred Barrion
Folger copy: Given by David Garrick to John Taylor, 1774
British Library copy: From the library of Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753), with his library number on the title page
Lewis Walpole Library copy: Strawberry Hill Sale, viii, 33 (London, 1123) to William Knight; Sotheby’s 30 July 1919 (Col. Fellows Sale), lot 159, to Sabin; Sabin, August 1927, to W.S. Lewis.
British Library copy: Part of King George III’s Library. Donated to the nation by King George IV (1762-1830)