Letters : London [to] Madame du Deffand, Paris, 1775 January 4-31,

Creator:
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797.
Physical Description:
[15] p. : ill., ports. ; 27 cm.
Notes:
In French, accompanied by English translations in typescript (26 leaves).
Also accompanied by a short biography of Madame du Deffand in ms. (2 leaves)
Set in sunk mounts, bound in v. of [36] leaves.
Letters dated: 1775 January 4, 13, 19, 27, 31.
Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, London.
Published in the Yale edition of Horace Walpole's Correspondence, 1939, v. 6, pp. 131-52.
The letters were part of the ms. collection bequeathed by Madame du Deffand to Horace Walpole. Sold at the Strawberry Hill Sale, 1842, to Dyce-Sombre whose nephew, W.R. Parker-Jervis sold them in 1920. Acquired by Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis in 1932.
Variant Titles:
Series of five autograph letters to Madame du Deffand ...
Topics:
Du Deffand, Marie de Vichy Chamrond, marquise, 1697-1780.
Du Deffand, Marie de Vichy Chamrond,--marquise,--1697-1780.
Du Deffand, Marie de Vichy Chamrond,--marquise,--1697-1780--Ownership.
Dyce-Somber, David Ochterling,--1808-51--Ownership.
Parker-Jervis, William Robert,--1841-1919--Ownership.
Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797.
Language:
English
Genre:
Binders' stamps (Binding)--Sangorski & Sutcliffe.
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
49 2545 I
Orbis Record:
1738916
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
oid pointer:
15813342
Citation:
Hazen, A.T. Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library, no. 2545
OID:
15813341
PID:
digcoll:4685404

Number of Pages: 16
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