Collection Level Description: Works of Paget Toynbee
Reference: MSS. Don. e. 4-5
Title: Works of Paget Toynbee
Dates of Creation: 1920-1
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Language of Material: English and Italian
Paget Jackson Toynbee (1855-1932) was a Dante scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Scope and Content
Two works by Paget Toynbee, consisting of:
- Printer's copy of 'Britain's tribute to Dante in literature and art', 1921
- Manuscript of essay 'Dante and England', 1920, with corrected proof of the Italian translation, printed in L'Illustrazione Italiana, 1921
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The works were given to the Library by the author, through the Friends of the Bodleian, in 1931.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a
valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39128-9.
Related Units of Description
See also Paget Toynbee Manuscripts.
Dante Alighieri | - | 1265-1321 | Italian poet
Toynbee | Paget Jackson | 1855-1932 | Dante scholar
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