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Miscellaneous papers relating to Percy's literary work, Late 18th century

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MS. Percy c. 4

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Miscellaneous papers relating to Percy's literary work, including:
  1. (fols. 1-9, 35-45) list of presentation copies of The hermit of Warkworth (London, 1771), with sketches, measurements and prints of the hermitage;
  2. (fols. 61-101) manuscript copies of parts of Shakespeare's plays, late 18th century, intended to supply defects in a 17th-century folio edition, with notes;
  3. (fols. 62-65) account by George Tollet of May day celebrations, sent to George Steevens, 1774;
  4. (fols. 102-143) notes and transcripts, many from 'Dr. Harrington's MS.' (now known as 'The Arundel Harington manuscript').

Dates

  • Late 18th century

Extent

147 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Percy c. 4

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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