Item 40 - ‘Relation de ce qui s’est passé depuis mon depart de Varsovie’, by Bernardin de Saint-Pierre

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Crewe MS/40


‘Relation de ce qui s’est passé depuis mon depart de Varsovie’, by Bernardin de Saint-Pierre


  • c. 1764 (Creation)

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1 volume (32 x 21 cm), containing 18 leaves. Half-bound.

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The narrative is dated 1764, but the MS is probably somewhat later. The armorial bookplate of Robert, Earl of Crewe, is pasted inside the volume, and his heraldic ‘garb’ is stamped on the front cover.

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Text of the narrative mentioned, perhaps an autograph. On the spine is stamped ‘Mon Depart de Varsovie. B. de St. Pierre. MS.’

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Foliated 1–4, with five unnumbered leaves at the front and nine at the back.

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  • French

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Printed in Correspondance de J.-H. Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, iii (1826), 45–61.

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