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Collection of verse and prose in three hands, early to mid-17th century. Sonnets / Poems by William Alabaster and 2 others

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 57

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Collection of verse and prose in three hands, early to mid-17th cent. Verse in Crum., including (fols. 1-11) sonnets by William Alabaster, printed in The sonnets of William Alabaster, ed. G. M. Story and Helen Gardner (Oxford, 1959).

Dates

  • 17th century

Extent

82 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. e. 57, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. poet. e. 57

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7386

Overview

Collection of verse and prose in three hands, early to mid-17th century. Sonnets / Poems by William Alabaster and 2 others.

Biographical / Historical

William Alabaster (1568–1640) was a Church of England clergyman and writer.

Custodial History

Owned by Bertram Dobell (see 46501 in New Summary Catalogue).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Percy Dobell & Son, cat. 106 (1949), 1.

Physical Facet

Vellum binding
Title
Collection of verse and prose in three hands, early to mid-17th century. Sonnets / Poems by William Alabaster and 2 others
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom