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Photocopies of Percy Bysshe Shelley's autograph additions to his copy of Euripides

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MS. Shelley adds. c. 13, fols. 8-9

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Photocopies of Percy Bysshe Shelley's autograph additions to his copy of Euripides, comprising a rough draft of Autumn: A Dirge starting 'The warm sun is failing ...' and a poetic fragment beginning 'An archer stood upon the Tower of Babel ...', added in pencil on the front and back endleaves of the second of the three volumes of P.B. Shelley's pocket copy of Euripides (6 vols. bound as 3, Oxford 1811-1812).

Dates

  • c.1820-1821

Extent

2 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

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Shelfmark:

MS. Shelley adds. c. 13, fols. 8-9

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11936

Abstract

Photocopies of Percy Bysshe Shelley's autograph additions to his copy of Euripides

Biographical / Historical

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822) was a poet. Details are given in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The copy of Euripides now belongs to Eton College, College Library; photocopies given by D. P. Quarrie, 1986.

Related Materials

See also the Abinger catalogue of the correspondence and papers of the Godwin and Shelley families (MS. Abinger b. 1-6; c. 1-31, 31*, 32-92; d. 1-38; e. 1-69); the Shelley collection of manuscripts and relics (MSS. Shelley c. 1, d. 1-3, e. 1-6; Shelley relics (a)-(g)); and the additional Shelley papers (MSS. Shelley adds. a. 1 (R), b. 1-2, c. 2-16, d. 1-19, e. 1-27, f. 1-5; MSS. Shelley Deeds c. 1-23; Shelley Relics (h)-(j), 1-35).
Title
Photocopies of Percy Bysshe Shelley's autograph additions to his copy of Euripides
Status
Published
Author
Finding aid prepared by Original catalogue by Bruce Barker-Benfield. EAD version by Harriet Costelloe.
Date
2016
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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