- 1894? - 1904? - Approximate date based on dates of Helena and Percy Newberry's marriage. (Creation)
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1 cm, 1 notebook
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Notebook titled by John Harris 'PEN/G.VII/N.D. - M.S. copy by Mrs Newberry of Lane's manuscript in B.M.'. Inside the cover there is a note by Helena Newberry '(be at hand p.5) and 'Helena Newberry - 39 Palace Mansions - Kensington W.'.
Handwritten copy by Helena Newberry of Edward Lane's unpublished manuscript 'Description of Egypt', volume 1 chapters 1-2 and volume 2 chapters 1-7 (British Library: Add MS 34080-34088).
Roughly half of the notebook has been used with additional loose pages which appear to be from different notebooks.