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Works of Philip Guedalla


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Works of Philip Guedalla, consisting of manuscript and typescript copies of:

  1. 'Court martial of an emperor', an unfinished play
  2. 'The partition of Europe', first published, Oxford, 1914
  3. 'The Second Empire', first published, London, 1922
  4. 'Fathers of the Revolution', first published, New York, 1926
  5. 'The Duke', first published, London, 1931
  6. 'Argentine tango', first published, London, 1932
  7. 'The Hundred Days', first published, London, 1934
  8. 'The hundred years', first published, London, 1936
  9. 'The hundredth year [1936]', first published, London, 1939
  10. 'Mr Churchill: a portrait', first published, London, 1941
  11. 'Middle East, 1940-2: a study in air power', first published, London, 1944


  • Creation: c. 1914-1944


1.31 Linear metres (25 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. c. 410, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Eng. hist. c. 410, d. 264-277

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10810


Works of Philip Guedalla, c. 1914-1944, mainly consisting of manuscript and typescript copies.

Biographical / Historical

Philip Guedalla (1899-1944) was a historian and essayist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The works were given to the Library by Philip Guedalla's wife in 1966.

Related Materials

Manuscripts of other works by Guedalla are in the library of Balliol College, Oxford.

Works of Philip Guedalla
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EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom