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Call No.: MS Fr 345
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Barthélemy, J.J. (Jean-Jacques), 1716-1795.
Title: Jean-Jacques Barthelemy compositions,
Date(s): 1759-1760 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in French.
Abstract: Autograph compositions by the French writer Jean-Jacques Barthélemy.
Trained as a Jesuit priest, Jean-Jacques Barthélemy was keeper of the French royal collection of medallions and elected to the French Academy in 1788. He is known for his novel about the travels of a young Scythian in the fourth century B.C., Travels of Anacharsis the younger in Greece, completed in 1788.
Consists of two autograph manuscripts: [Lysis and Philocles: A philosophical dialogue], and Sur l'heptacorde. Also includes a list of works by the author and notes from the French Academy Dictionary.