Rawlinson F: Poetry, 13th-18th century
Volumes of poetry, including:
- Two copies, not quite perfect, of the edition of Chaucer's Works printed in 1598, both interleaved with collations and notes, 1710-20
- A set of 18 English plays, chiefly comedies and farces, written in one hand, 1723-4
- Miscellaneous works of Robert Samber, chiefly narrative and dramatic, 1710-29
- Poems and pieces by John Williams, 1709-26
The manuscripts are mainly English, Latin and French, but also include some other European languages.
- 13th-18th century
Language of Materials
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Rawl. poet. 1-37, 39-63, 65-87, 89-144, 146-98, 200-42, 244-6
Other Finding Aids
Full descriptions are in Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. III, nos. 14494-14736.