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'An improbable Tale', in prose, Written in 1791-1792 by R. Southey

MS. Eng. misc. e. 22

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'An improbable Tale', in prose, in twenty books, some of which are dated between June 17 and Dec. 26, 1792: on foll. 127-8 is a sketch of the plot of the story. A short Essay 'On Romance', beginning 'There is a certain train of reflections', is at fol. 129.


  • Written in 1791-1792 by R. Southey


142 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. e. 22

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. 31778


8 3/4 × 7 in.

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