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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
Pw V 66
Bound volume containing 86 letters mostly from Count Frise, Vienna to William Blathwayt; 1696-1704
Volume bears the title 'Count Frise Diplomatic Correspondence' and 'Vienna 1696-1704' gold stamped on the spine.
Volumes from Pw V cannot be photographed by readers with their own camera or device, but reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only.
Bound in tan leather; upper and lower covers plain but with four thin fillet lines close to the edges, the outer two gold stamped and the inner blind stamped. A delicate blind tooling is applied to the outer edges of the fold back leather around the pastedowns. Spine is divided into six equal panels from head to tail, gold stamped with double fillet lines dividing the panels. Title is gold stamped on second and third block of the spine. Marble paper is used for paste downs and end papers, and modern wove paper for flyleaves and for interleaving the manuscripts which are tipped in with paste. See also for close binding similarities Pw V 51-53, 60-62, 64, 65, 67, 68 and 73. Also related to Pw V 63.
Related material is available in the papers of the 1st Earl of Portland (Pw A)
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Dates of existence
Frise; - (fl c.1695-1696?); Count
Blathwayt; William (c.1649-1717); sec. to Sir William Temple at the Hague 1668; sec. at war 1683-1704; M.P. Bath 1693-1710
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