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Commonplacing: theory and practice

Locke's commonplace book

Locke

Above, Locke’s New method of a common-place-book, from the 1705 posthumous edition of his works (Beinecke call number K8 L79 a706); below, Osborn b192, the “anonymous manuscript, containing notes on reading, theology, heraldry, a Latin poem, a sermon and “For Free lending,” a dialogue, as well as financial figures.”