E. Du Faur of Turramurra, New South Wales.
Gui Du Faur, Seigneur de Pibrac (1528-1584), magistrate and poet, was born in Toulouse of an ancient and illustrious family. His Quatrains were first published in 1574. He died in Paris in 1584.
Typescript of Gui Du Faur's Quatrains de Pibrac, translated into English by E. Du Faur in 1907 from the original text, 78 folios: (fo. i) title page; (fo. i) 'Introductory and Historical', in English; (fo. viiv) the main text: each quatrain is transcribed in French from the printed text and is followed by its English translation; (fo. 64) 'L'Envoi' by the translator, in English; (fo. 66) notes and glossary. The versos are mostly blank. Inside the front cover is a letter from H. Montagu Butler to F.J.H. Jenkinson, 19 December 1913.
Presented by E. Du Faur, 1907.
Please cite as Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, E. Du Faur: Translations of Gui Du Faur's Quatrains de Pibrac, MS Add.5715