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The 'Dobell folio', 16th century

MS. Eng. poet. c. 42
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

The 'Dobell folio' containing: (fols. 2-16) poems by Traherne, fair copies with his corrections, and with alterations and notes by Philip Traherne; (fols. 16v-96) commonplace book of Thomas Traherne, mainly on ethical and religious subjects. Notes by A. B. Grosart and Bertram Dobell appear throughout.


  • Creation: 16th century


98 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. poet. c. 42

Custodial History

Owned by Philip Traherne; the Skipp family of Ledbury, Herefs.; W. T. Brooke, 1897; A. B. Grosart; Bertram Dobell.

Physical Facet

19th-century half calf, marbled boards, lettered on spine 'Ledbury manuscript'

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom