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Part of a commonplace book, probably of the Verthamon family (of Bordeaux), early 19th century

MS. French c. 49
Held at the Weston Library

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A few entries are dated, 1807-1816. Contains some medical recipes and (fol. 3) a typed list of contents. The leaves have been re-arranged and rebound once since an early foliation (revealing large gaps) and once since an early pagination.


  • Creation: early 19th century


61 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French


MS. French c. 49

Custodial History

Ticket of Emile Saffray, bookseller, Paris; several pencil notes by booksellers; bought from Librairie Berthier (cat.- (1957), item 4868) by Shackleton (note and signature, 1957).

Physical Facet

20th-century(?) marbled boards.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom