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'Les Aventures de Télémaque' by archbp. Fénelon

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MS. Bodl. 1021
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'Les Aventures de Télémaque' by archbp. Fénelon: apparently a transcript of the printed edition of 1719, with index and notes, made by (miss?) C. Lovett, in 1802-4, with some calligraphic designs.


  • Creation: Written in A.D. 1802-1804 by C. Lovett (?) in England


118 pages

Language of Materials

  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 1021, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Bodl. 1021

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20362


'Les Aventures de Télémaque' by archbp. Fénelon

Biographical / Historical

Archbishop Fénelon (fl. 1719). C. Lovett (fl. 1802-1804).

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 30444

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'These sheets--unbound--were singularly preserved from the fire, when the house in which I lived was burnt down Dec. 17th 1808. C. Woodcock--1819': at p. vii is also a note from mrs. Woodcock (née Lovett?) offering the volume to the Bodleian (about 1820?). Referenced about 1850.

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, brown leather with gold ornament, English work of about 1810-15


9 3/8 × 7 3/4 in.

'Les Aventures de Télémaque' by archbp. Fénelon
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Weston Library
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