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Papers and correspondence of John Britton relating to Fonthill Abbey, Early 19th century

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MS. Eng. misc. d. 222

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Papers and correspondence of John Britton relating to Fonthill Abbey, including:
  1. (fols. 1-13) prospectuses for John Rutter's works on Fonthill, 1822-3
  2. (fols. 16-41) description of the interior of Fonthill in an unidentified hand
  3. (fols. 70-2) part of a description of Fonthill, endorsed by Britton 'corrected by Mr. Beckford June 1 1817'.

Dates

  • Early 19th century

Extent

90 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. misc. d. 222

Custodial History

Possibly part of lot 901, Sotheby's, 4 May 1857 (Britton sale); possibly owned by J. L. Sanford; Puttick and Simpson, 2 May 1861 (Sanford sale), lot 995; Phillipps MS. 17448.

Physical Facet

Rebound, preserving Sir Thomas Phillipps's manuscript label on spine

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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