Archive Collection icon Archive Collection: Ichabod Charles Wright correspondence

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Title: Ichabod Charles Wright correspondence

Level: Collection 

Classmark: BC MS 19c Wright

Creator(s): Wright, Ichabod Charles (1795-1871)

Date: c.1831-1871

Main language: English

Size and medium: 5 vols containing ca. 358 letters

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/7456 

Collection group(s): English Literature

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Contains: (1) Correspondence when editing Dante, 1831-1871, 2 vols lettered: J.C. WRIGHT ON DANTE: AUTOGRAPH LETTERS; (2) Correspondence when editing Homer, 1846-1865, 3 vols lettered: J.C. WRIGHT'S TRANSLATION OF HOMER'S 'THE ILIAD': AUTOGRAPH LETTERS AND CORRESPONDENCE.

All the volumes are finely bound in red with leather spines embossed with gilt lettering appropriate to their respective contents.

Administrative or biographical history

Ichabod Charles Wright (1795-1871) was a translator of Dante and of Homer's Iliad. For full details of his life and work see the Dictionary of National Biography.

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