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Correspondence and papers of Giles Barber relating to Jean de la Fontaine, Fables Choisies, Mises en Vers (Paris, 1755), 1990-1998 and n.d. [c.1998]

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MS. 9101/37

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Comprises:
  1. 'La Fontaine, American questionnaire', correspondence concerning and responses to a questionnaire regarding holdings of the 1755 edition of La Fontaine’s Fables Choisies, sent by Barber to American libraries, 1990
  2. 'La Fontaine’, survey by Barber of copies of J. de la Fontaine, Fables Choisies including photographs and rubbings of bindings and related correspondence, 1990-1998 and n.d. [c.1998]
  3. 'La Fontaine, Lesser armorial copies', letters received from libraries reporting holdings of La Fontaine’s Fables Choisies showing evidence of ownership and armorial images, in response to enquiries from Barber, 1997-1998
  4. 'La Fontaine - Nil replies', letters received from libraries reporting no holdings of La Fontaine’s Fables Choisies in response to enquiries from Barber, 1997-1998
  5. 'La Fontaine, Plain copies', letters received from libraries reporting holdings of La Fontaine’s Fables Choisies with uncoloured plates and no, or little, decoration on bindings, 1997-1998
  6. 'Plain bindings, Chantilly', letter received from Musée Condé, Château de Chantilly, 23 Dec 1997, enclosing photocopies of bindings and extracts from works by Jean de la Fontaine, and extracts from library catalogues relating to works by him
  7. 'La Fontaine, notes on library copies, letters from / to libraries', correspondence and notes, partly in preparation for a series of lectures by Barber to be given at Cambridge University, 1997-1998 and n.d. [c.1998]

Dates

  • 1990-1998 and n.d. [c.1998]

Extent

1 box (7 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. 9101/37

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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