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Fair copy of Henry Savile de Starck, 'Memoirs of the life and character of the late Madame de Starck...', probably in the author's hand, with some alterations, together with an account of the writings Anne Marie La Cepedes de Fauques (de Vaucluse), Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

MS. Beckford d. 28
Held at the Weston Library

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Paper watermarked various dates 1800-1814

The memoirs break off in mid-sentence on fol. 60v, and are followed by (fols. 61-100) a copy of Mme de Starck's journal of a visit to Potsdam, Sept. 1797, mainly a detailed description of the palace and art gallery, including (fols. 74-84, 85-92) two slightly differing versions of part of the journal. A loosely-inserted letter from Sir William Jones to Mme de Starck, 1791, has been transferred from fol. 53 (where it is transcribed) to MS. Beckford c. 35, fol. 112


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102 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Beckford d. 28

Physical Facet

Binding: in six sections (five sewn)

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom