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Translations into Italian, probably by Alexander, 10th Duke of Hamilton, late 18th/early 19th cent.

MS. Beckford c. 87
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Translations of:

  1. (fols. 1-24, 25-9) parts of J.J. Rousseau, Contrat social, bk. I, cap. 1 - bk. II, cap. 5, and bk. IV, middle of cap. 14 to middle of cap. 18
  2. (fols. 35-74) part of a picaresque novel concerning a journey to St Petersburg, possibly translated from an (unidentified) French work, middle of cap. 11 to beginning of cap. 18

Information supplied by Dr A.C. de la Mare


  • Creation: late 18th/early 19th cent.


74 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian


MS. Beckford c. 87

Physical Facet

Binding: three sewn sections

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom