Letters of Geoffrey J. Aspin to Vivienne Mylne

Scope and Content

Geoffrey J. Aspin's correspondence with Vivienne Mylne, 1966-85, concerning book purchases and 18th-century French novels.

Administrative / Biographical History

Geoffrey J. Aspin (fl 1966-85), antiquarian bookseller, specialist in 17th- and 18th-century French books.

Professor Vivienne G. Mylne (b. 1922) was a French scholar. Her major works were The Eighteenth-Century French Novel; techniques of illusion (1965) and Bibliographie du genre romanesque franais, 1751-1800 (1977). See Robert Gibson (ed.) Studies in French Fiction in Honour of Vivienne Mylne (London, 1988) for details.

Access Information

For admissions procedures please contact the library on tay-enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Library by the executors of Vivienne Mylne in 1992.


Former reference number MS.87.F.45, MS Fol.F.35

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

The Library's card catalogue for manuscripts.

Related Material

The Library was also presented with Vivienne Mylne's collection of some seven hundred 18th-century French novels.