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An account of the best French books on 'les Romans, la Poesie et 1'Histoire', written in or soon after 1778

MS. Douce 155
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

'Choix de Livres françois concernant ... les Romans, la Poesie et 1'Histoire. Londres, m. dcc. lxxviii', in the form of three letters (fols. 3, 62, 82) to the duchess of Devonshire, and a dedication, all signed J. 'Le Jeune': an account of the best French books on those subjects, with indexes.


  • Creation: written in or soon after 1778


123 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French


MS. Douce 155

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21729

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Physical Facet

On paper


9 5/8 × 6 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom