Bevis Hillier, The Virgin’s Baby

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Harriet Costelloe

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Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 8239
Title: Bevis Hillier, The Virgin’s Baby
Dates of Creation: [c.2013]
Extent: 412 leaves
Language(s) of Material: English


Bevis Hillier (b. 1940) is an English art historian, author and journalist.

Scope and Content

An unbound proof copy of Bevis Hillier, The Virgin’s Baby, with original photographs pasted-in and four appendices not printed in the published edition. At fols. 7-21 is an autograph ‘Foreword’ describing the author’s attempts to get the book into print and the reasons for the compilation of the version presented to the Bodleian Library, 2013. Fols. 409-412 have been inserted upside down.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Bevis Hillier, 27 Sep 2013.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 8239

Access Point(s)

Hillier | Bevis | b. 1940 | author

English literature -- 20th century

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