Item 16 - Notebook with translation of Montaigne III.8. and III.9 by R. C. Trevelyan

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Notebook with translation of Montaigne III.8. and III.9 by R. C. Trevelyan


  • 1930s? (Creation)

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'T.B.L. Exercise Book', 34 ff., lined pages; first page ripped out and some pages are loose; last but one has slip pasted on.

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First page has telephone number [?] for 'Mrs Silvia Harmon [crossed through] Sanders" [perhaps Silvia Saunders, later Sprigge].

Includes 'footnotes' in which Trevelyan expands Montaigne's references to classical authors such as Juvenal and Aristotle, using asterisks; new paragraphs marked with 'N.P' and square bracket, some mark-up in red pencil.

Essay by Trevelyan on "The Simile", with extensive quotations from authors, written from back page of book in.

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