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'French and English', a play in two acts by E. W. B. Nicholson, Written in 1883-1904

MS. Eng. misc. c. 62
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

'French and English', a play in two acts by E. W. B. Nicholson, viz.:

  1. Author's draft (fol. 3)
  2. Fair copies (fol. 36)
  3. Corrected proofs (fol. 85)
  4. Letters from theatre managers declining the play (fol. 138)
  5. An unpublished essay by Mr. Nicholson entitled 'The Plaint of a Playwright' (fol. 192)
  6. A draft of the same (fol. 200)


  • Creation: Written in 1883-1904


224 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. c. 62

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. VI, no. 36084

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by mrs. E. W. B. Nicholson, Oct. 12, 1912, not being included in the bequest.

Physical Facet

On paper


13 3/4 × 9 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom