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'Tales and Novels in verse by Monsr De La Fontaine ... translated into prose', written in, or soon after, 1737

MS. Douce 349
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

2 tomes, containing 68 pieces. The translator, Henry Walter, signs the 'Advertisement', which is dated July 12, 1737.


  • Creation: written in, or soon after, 1737


220 pages

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Douce 349

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 21924

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

Physical Facet

On paper, binding: red leather with gold ornament, contemporary


12 1/2 × 8 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom