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Notebook containing notes and journal entries of travels, 1778-95

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MS. Beckford e. 2

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  1. (pp. 3-10, 41, 64v-5) 5 and 7 July (Lake of Geneva) and undated entries, 1778, Switzerland
  2. (pp. 29-32, 33-5, 37-40, 42-51, 81-2) 10-13 July, 10, 27-8 August and undated entries, 1783, Savoy and Switzerland
  3. (p. 63) 2 Jan., 21 Feb. 1784 [Paris]
  4. (pp. 52-3, 58-60, 66, 68-70) 27-8 August, 9 Sept., 21 Oct. 1787, Portugal, and 19 Dec. 1787, Spain (Escurial), extracts printed in Journal of William Beckford in Portugal and Spain, ed. Boyd Alexander (1954), pp. 179, 183, 201-2, 239-41, 295
  5. (pp. 13-24) 1-2 Dec. 1795, Aranjuez, Spain, printed in Italy (1834), ii, pp. 365-81 (a fair copy is in MS. Beckford d. 8)
  6. (pp. 61-2, 77-9, 83-4, 88-90) undated entries, mainly Switzerland and France
With:
  1. (front and back pastedowns) sketches of coats of arms
  2. (pp. 1, 71) architectural and topographical sketches

Dates

  • 1778-95

Extent

90 pages

Shelfmark

MS. Beckford e. 2

Arrangement

Not entered in chronological order.

Physical Facet

Binding: green stiffened paper wrappers (damaged)

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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