La cautiva Espanola

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 12 MS.Add.7945
  • Dates of Creation
      c. 1800
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 volume

Scope and Content

A verse play in five acts set in Algiers in the garden of Don Fernando, a Spanish renegade living under the name of Ali.

Administrative / Biographical History


Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased at Sotheby's, 1973.

Other Finding Aids


Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, with reference to the entry on the volume in Bibliotheca Phillippica (London, Sotheby & Co., 1973), p. 168.

Custodial History

The volume was purchased from the bookseller Thomas Rodd by Sir Thomas Phillipps in 1848, and became MS 16988 in his library. It was part of the sale of his collection at Sotheby's on 26 June 1973.