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Voyage dans les provinces meridionales de la France

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS B12


Travel diary kept by Monsieur L'Abbe G, professor emeritus at the University of Paris, to the southern provices of France in 1758.


  • Creation: 1758


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1 volume : 397 pages, 22 pages unnumbered. Binding: 18th century, calf, gilt flowers on spine. Ornamentation: printed folding maps and plates bound in at pages 1, 18, 78, 81, 143, 152, 199, 217, 249, 254, 275, 289, 318, 322, 326 Scribe: Author. The material is paper. ; 16.3 x 16.2 cm

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Scope and Contents

There are 387 numbered pages in the diary. One page provides a list of addenda; 9 pages are an index of place-names; and the back of the volume includes 5 pages listing stops for food and lodging on the trip. There are a few blank leaves scattered at the back of the volume; several maps and other larger pieces of paper are folded and inset into the volume throughout.

Physical Location

MS B12

Custodial History

"From the Ashburnham collection"; Booklabel of William Le Queux.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Seligmann, 1957.

Guide to an 18th-century French Travel Diary Collection
Voyage dans les provinces meridionales de la France
Finding aid prepared by am, 1961; revised by ksc, 2006. Finding aid encoded by mab, 2008.
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Voyage dans les provinces meridionales de la France, Department of Special Collections, MS B12, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

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