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Title
An epistle to Mr. Boileau upon his designe of leaving poetry to write the history of the King: translated from the French of Paris 84.
Contributor
Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872, former owner.
Date Created and/or Issued
[17--?]
Contributing Institution
UCLA, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Collection
Early Modern English Manuscripts from UCLA’s Clark Library
Rights Information
Public Domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Scope/Content: Manuscript. First page excised. Translation of: Epistre à Mr Boileau sur la dessein qu'il a pris d'abandonner la poesie pour escrire l'histoire du Roy. Paris : 1684.
Scope/Content: English translation of a poem about Nicolas Boileau Despréaux, from a French work of 1684.
Condition: Bound in salmon-colored boards.
Type
text
Form/Genre
Poems
Extent
[14] p., bound ;20 cm.
Identifier
ark:/21198/n1n60p
MS.1976.005
Language
English
eng
Subject
French poetry--Translations into English--18th century.
Boileau Despréaux, Nicolas, --1636-1711.
Provenance
Phillips mss. 23878; shelfmark on spine and cover.
Location
CLUW

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