Catalogue of the Library of Ralph Milbanke, 2nd Earl of Lovelace

Scope and Content

Typescript catalogue of the library of Ralph Milbanke, at Ockham Park, Surrey and Wentworth House, Chelsea, by Helen Lascelles.

Administrative / Biographical History

Ralph Gordon Noel King Milbanke, 2nd Earl of Lovelace (1839-1906) was the author of Astarte. 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 catalogue was bought from Dawsons of Pall Mall in 1961.


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. 43827-8.