Notebook 'No.3', containing a journal of travels in Italy, 26 Oct.-3 Nov. 1780
The entries for 26-29 Oct. and 1-2 Nov. (fols. 2-6v, 23v-5) struck through, and written up in the draft of Dreams (MS. Beckford d. 4), the entries for 30-31 Oct. (fols. 6v-21) marked 'to be inserted' [at fol. 77v of Dreams]. The contents correspond roughly to Dreams (1783), pp. 190-211, and Italy (1834), i, pp. 223-45. The journal breaks off in mid-sentence, with a note (fol. 26) 'Vid: Book 4 for the continuation'. 'Book 4', which has not been found, evidently contained the entries for part of 3 Nov., and 4-8 Nov. Fol. 21 is reproduced in Guy Chapman and John Hodgkin, A bibliography of William Beckford (1930), p. 13.
Includes blank interleaves.
- Creation: 26 Oct.-3 Nov. 1780
Language of Materials
MS. Beckford f. 1
Binding: stiffened marbled wrappers