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Miscellany: French, 18th-20th centuries (chiefly 19th)

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About this work


Material formerly held in the Western Manuscripts Department's Autograph Letters Sequence.



Physical description

103 items

Acquisition note

Purchased from: Charavay, Paris, December 1927 (acc.67371), October 1928 / April 1929 (acc.63700), April 1931 (acc.64716), November 1934 (acc. 67129), 1935 (acc.68515), April 1936 (acc.69426) and at an unknown date before 1936 (acc.69220); H. Barral, Montpellier, June 1928 (acc.57024); an unknown vendor, Paris, April 1930 (acc.67391); Desgranges, Paris, June 1930 (acc.67390), July 1930 (acc.63453), May 1931 (acc.64702), October 1931 (acc.64709), September 1932 (acc.65659), July 1935 (acc.69116) and July 1936 (acc.69615); Sotheby's, London, February 1932 (acc.76088); Glendining, London, October 1933 (acc.67802), November 1933 (acc.67815) and January 1935 (acc. 67979); probably Desgranges or Charavay, Paris, circa October 1933 (acc.66365); Nouvry, Paris, January 1936 (acc.69310); either Desgranges, Paris, January 1936, or Glendining, London, c.1932 (acc.69292). Presented by Boulangé, January 1928 (acc.67389). No acquisition details noted for no.62.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from Richard Aspin and Christopher Hilton's typescript supplement to S.A.J Moorat's Catalogue of Western Manuscripts.


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