File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 310
Scope and Contents
Materials used in preparing a scurrilous Victorian work to be published in a limited edition for a few subscribers. Includes five pages of text in manuscript, three pages of errata for the printed text, a three page incomplete list of subscribers, a sheet showing expenses in publishing 530 copies, an etching, two envelopes addressed to Leonard C. Smithers, a newspaper clipping dated 1890 February 20 describing the arrest of a London bookseller and a publisher's salesman for dealing in obscene material. Also included are four manuscript pages of a translation of Catullus.
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Materials Restricted. Permission to use required from a Manuscripts staff member.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Priapeia must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
20 items (0.09 linear ft.)
Purchased from William P. Wreden, 1971, with Sir Richard Francis Burton - Isabel Burton manuscripts. Cf. BYU MSS/SC/206.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased; William P. Wreden; 1971.
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Compare Fawn Brodie, The Devil Drives, pp. 319-320 and N.M. Penzen, Annotated Bibliography of Sir Richard Francis Burton, pp. 150-153.
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.