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Offor Volume

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Reference code(s): GB 0103 MS ADD 61
Held at: University College London
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Full title: Offor Volume
Date(s): 1846
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume and loose papers
Name of creator(s): Offor | George | 1787-1864 | writer
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George Offor was a biographer who started in business as a bookseller. He learnt Hebrew, Greek and Latin and he had a extensive knowledge of theology. He was an admirer of John Bunyan and gathered together a unique collection of Bunyan's scattered writings. He also contributed to biblical literature. Offor died on 4 August 1864.


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Annotated copy of Offor's The triumph of Henry VIII over the usurpations of the church and the consequences of the royal supremacy with notes, newspaper cuttings and letters that were found in the volume.

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