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Files, 'A-C', 1932-64

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 595

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Includes:

(fols. 1-2) notes of Margot Butt on the collection

(fols. 3-20) draft scheme and typescript scheme for an edition of Pope's poetical works, with a draft letter for editors, n.d.

(fols. 21-2) agreement between John Butt and Methuen & Co. Ltd., publishers, 1932, relating to the publication of John Butt (ed.), Imitations of Horace: with An epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot; and, The epilogue to the satires, Alexander Pope, vol. IV (London, 1939)

(fols. 31-40) two draft versions of the general introduction to the series, n.d.

(fols. 53-73) two typescript drafts of the contents pages for a single-volume edition of Pope and a preface for the same, 1961

(fols. 74-278) correspondence with Methuen & Co. Ltd., publishers and others, including:
  1. (passim) source="nra" authfilenumber="GB/NNAF/P36345" normal="Rieu | Emile Victor | 1887-1972 | editor and classical scholar" >Emile Victor Rieu, 1932-48
  2. (fols. 89 v 88 v rev. and fol. 144) Norman Ault, 1944
  3. (fols. 137-8, 140) source="American dnb" normal="Clifford | James Lowry | 1901-1978 | author and literary critic" >James Lowry Clifford , 1944
  4. (fols. 232-3, 240-2, 244-6, 249) Herbert John Davis, 1944

Dates

  • 1932-64

Extent

278 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. misc. c. 595

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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