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A collection of verse and prose, mainly in French, of the 17th and 18th century, Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

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A collection of verse and prose, mainly in French, of the 17th and 18th cent., entitled 'Recueil de poesies diverses', written in France in the first half of the 18th cent., in two hands (fols. 1-90, 91-189), including:
  1. (fols. 6v, 13-25, 29-31, 34-5, 48, 74-6, 112v-16, 129v-31, 152v-7, 186v-7) contes and other verse by Jacques Vergier
  2. (fols. 91-108, 135v-41, 152v-8, 182v-4) satirical sermons.
Many of the items are satirical or erotic, and anonymous, and were printed in the 17th-cent. collections indexed by Frédéric Lachevre, Bibliographie des recueils collectifs de poésies publiés de 1597 à 1700 (Paris, 1901-5).

Dates

  • Date not recorded at time of cataloguing

Extent

190 Leaves : Parchment over pasteboard, with remains of tie, inscribed on the spine '50', on the upper cover (rev.) '200', and on the front pastedown 'LXXII'

Language of Materials

  • French

Shelfmark

MS. Douce d. 51

Repository Details

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