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Episodes II, 'Histoire du Prince Barkiarokh enfermé dans le palais du feu souterrain', Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

MS. Beckford d. 17
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Fair copy of parts 1 and 2 by Beckford, in a notebook, paper watermarked 1836 and 1837, incorporating the alterations in d. 16, with:

  1. (p.i) a note 'read to Mrs Gore Sund. 25 April 1841'
  2. (p.ii) 'Averti[s]sement pour l'edition de Vathek avec les episodes', Jan.1838, printed in The Episodes (1912)
  3. (pp. 39a, 160) drafts of several passages
  4. (p. 159) lines in Persian, transliteration of one verse in Roman script, and translations into English verse

(pp. 161-end) are blank.


  • Creation: Date not recorded at time of cataloguing


353 pages

Language of Materials

  • French


MS. Beckford d. 17

Physical Facet

Binding: half red calf, marbled boards

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom