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Papers of Giles Barber relating to the library of Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise of Pompadour (1721-1764), 'Madame de Pompadour', and private presses at the French court, [1874]-2005 and n.d. [c.1988-2005]

MS. 9101/45

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  1. 'Pompadour, Rodogune', correspondence and papers relating to the tragedy, 'Rodogune' by Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), in particular, copies of an edition privately printed at Versailles for Madame de Pompadour in 1760. Includes a copy of Corneille, Rodogune, Tragédie en Cinq Actes, avec notes et commentaires (Paris: Félix Vernay, [1874]), [1874]-2000 and n.d. [c.1988-2000]
  2. 'Versailles, private presses', papers relating to books printed privately at the French court, including a list of such publications, 'Royal Circles, Private Presses, Unofficial Printing at the Court of Louis XV', n.d. [c.2000], 2003 and n.d. [c.2000]
  3. drafts of an article by Barber, 'Les Presses Privées à la Cour de France au XVIIIe siècle', and related papers, 2000-2005 and n.d. [c.2005]


  • [1874]-2005 and n.d. [c.1988-2005]


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • French


MS. 9101/45

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