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Correspondence and papers of Giles Barber relating to Jean de la Fontaine, Fables Choisies, Mises en Vers (Paris, 1755), 1996-1999 and n.d. [1998]

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MS. 9101/39

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Comprises:
  1. 'Sandars Lectures 1998, Official correspondence', correspondence relating to Barber’s election to the Sandars Readership of Cambridge University Library and arrangements for the delivery of three lectures in 1998, 1996-1998
  2. texts of Barber's Sandars Lectures, 'Bibliography with rococo roses: the 1755 La Fontaine Fables Choisies and the arts of the book in eighteenth century France', 1998, comprising: 'Lecture One: The Publishing History of La Fontaine's Fables and the Mechanics of Production'; 'Lecture 2: The Typography and Layout of the Fables and Other Works'; 'Lecture 3: Packaging and Selling the Product or What happened afterwards'
  3. 'Slides for Sandars Lectures', correspondence and papers relating to the acquisition of slides to illustrate 'Bibliography with rococo roses: the 1755 La Fontaine Fables Choisies and the arts of the book in eighteenth century France', 1998 and n.d. [1998]
  4. 'Sandars Lectures (La Fontaine) Slides', images of bindings and pages from copies of La Fontaine's Fables Choisies and other works in various libraries, n.d. [1998]
  5. 'Cambridge Bibliographical Society Newsletter, Spring 1999', containing a summary of Barber's lectures, 'Bibliography with rococo roses: the 1755 La Fontaine Fables Choisies and the arts of the book in eighteenth century France', delivered as part of the Sandars series 27-29 Apr 1998, 1999

Dates

  • 1996-1999 and n.d. [1998]

Extent

1 box (5 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. 9101/39

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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