The common place book of William Turner, M.D. : an exiled reformer under K. Henry VIII, and Dean of Wells in the reign of K. Edward VI, the father of natural history in England … (OCLC #52094229)

Ooh, a commonplace book, just like the Baudelaires kept! What exciting things lurk in here? I’m not exactly sure… The handwriting is crowded, and much of it is in Latin and Greek.

Having just given a talk this morning about searching for copy in OCLC, I feel a bit silly for finding the record sooner: I had only searched for “commonplace”, not “common place”. 246 now added.

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