Catalogue of printed books and a few manuscripts belonging to Beckford, compiled by an amanuensis, with many additions in Beckford's hand, c.1786, 1803
The catalogue is arranged in fourteen subject divisions, including 'Books of prints', and by size within each division. It gives author, title, place and date of publication, binding and sometimes details of provenance and price. There are a number of marginal notes, e.g. 'manque', 'C', 'F', and a cross to indicate that the work was at Paris in 1797 (see note affixed to front pastedown), with (front pastedown) a pencil sketch of a 'Gothic' monument.
- Creation: c.1786, 1803
Language of Materials
MS. Beckford b. 1
Binding: early 19th-cent. half red calf, marbledboards