Skip to main content

A literal English translation by John Lettice of part of the French text of Vathek, entitled 'History of the Calif Vatek', Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

 File
MS. Beckford c. 49

  • How to
    request
Beg: 'Sepr. 15 at sea [1782]' (fol.iv), ending 'The eagles envy our nest', ('the eagles envy us our nest' in the English edition of 1786, p. 91). The front wrapper is inscribed by Lettice 'Vatek/ No. 1', followed by a note 'To the transcriber' about the spelling of 'Vatek' and 'Caratis'; discussed by Parreaux, op. cit., pp. 232-3

Dates

  • Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

Extent

43 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Beckford c. 49

Physical Facet

Binding: sewn, in paper wrappers

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom