Works of Paget Toynbee

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Don. e. 4-5
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English, and Italian.
  • Physical Description
      2 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Two works by Paget Toynbee, consisting of:  

  • Printer's copy of 'Britain's tribute to Dante in literature and art', 1921
  • Manuscript of essay 'Dante and England', 1920, with corrected proof of the Italian translation, printed in L'Illustrazione Italiana, 1921

Administrative / Biographical History

Paget Jackson Toynbee (1855-1932) was a Dante scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

The works were given to the Library by the author, through the Friends of the Bodleian, in 1931.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39128-9.

Related Material

See also Paget Toynbee Manuscripts (MSS. Toynbee b. 1, c. 1-2, d. 1-32, e. 1-7, f. 1-2).