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Ms. Codex 217 La Pucelle, or the Maid of Orleans
TitleLa Pucelle, or the Maid of Orleans
- Voltaire, 1694-1778
Call numberMs. Codex 217
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 2486440
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
LanguageEnglish, translated from French, with words and phrases in French and Latin in the notes
England, after 1796
Cantos 1-4 only of Voltaire's poem about Joan of Arc, transcribed directly from the privately printed 1796-1797 translation. There are a number of annotations and corrections in ink and in pencil in the text.
- Ms. codex.
- Title from title page (f. ii recto).
Extent140 leaves : 371 x 236 mm. bound to 388 x 254 mm
FoliationPaper, 140; [i-vi, 1], 2-8, [9-134 (127-134 blank)]; contemporary foliation in ink, modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Binding18th-century quarter calf with marbled boards.
- Sold by H. M. Fletcher (London), 1951.
- French poetry--18th century--Translations into English
- Manuscripts, European
- Manuscripts, English--18th century
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