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Verse letter by John Donne, 1611-1612, published, with a facsimile, by Dame Helen Gardner, John Donne's holograph of 'A letter to the Lady Carey and Mrs. Essex Riche' (London, 1972)

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MS. Eng. poet. d. 197
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Verse letter by John Donne, 1611-12, published, with a facsimile, by Dame Helen Gardner, John Donne's holograph of 'A letter to the Lady Carey and Mrs. Essex Riche' (London, 1972).

1 leaf.

Dates

  • 1611-1612, 1972

Extent

1 leaf

Language of Materials

  • English

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Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16223

Abstract

Verse letter by John Donne, 1611-12, published, with a facsimile, by Dame Helen Gardner, John Donne's holograph of 'A letter to the Lady Carey and Mrs. Essex Riche' (London, 1972).

Biographical / Historical

John Donne (1572-1631) was a British poet and Church of England clergyman.

Dame Helen Louise Gardner (1908-1986) was a British literary scholar.

Custodial History

Owned by the Montagu family, Dukes of Manchester (HMC 7: 8th report, app. ii (1881), no. 593).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Sotheby's, 23 June 1970, lot 267; bought from Martin Breslauer with the aid of contributions from E. S. de Beer, Bodley's American Friends, the Hulme Surplus Fund, the Pilgrim Trust, and the fund administered by the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1970.

Existence and Location of Copies

R.6.92f is a surrogate.
Title
Verse letter by John Donne, 1611-1612, published, with a facsimile, by Dame Helen Gardner, John Donne's holograph of 'A letter to the Lady Carey and Mrs. Essex Riche' (London, 1972)
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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