Item 25 - Notebook with translations of Montaigne, Leopardi and Horace by R. C. Trevelyan

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Notebook with translations of Montaigne, Leopardi and Horace by R. C. Trevelyan


  • 1930s? (Creation)

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Exercise book with red cover (detached). 60ff., lined pages.

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Translations of Montaigne III.2, III.3, III.13, and II.15 including 'footnotes' in which Trevelyan expands Montaigne's references to classical authors such as Juvenal and Aristotle, using asterisks; new paragraphs marked with square bracket, sometimes in red pencil. Translation of III.3 interleaved with translations of Leopardi's "Dialogue Between Torquato Tasso and his Guardian Spirit", "Dialogue between a vendor of almanacs and a passer-by", "In Praise of Birds", "Canticle of the Wild Cock". Translation of Montaigne III.13 and II.15, and Horace "Satire" 1.9, from back of book inwards.

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In pencil, usually written over in ink.

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