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Collection of poems, including political satires, topical verse, epigrams and groups of poems

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MS. Eng. poet. c. 50

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Collection of poems. Verse in Crum., including political satires, topical verse, epigrams and groups of poems by Carew, Herrick, Jonson, Randolph, Shirley and Waller, copied in four hands during the second quarter of the 17th cent. A complete list of contents has been inserted in the volume. Verse in Crum.

Dates

  • c. 17th century

Extent

135 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. c. 50, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. poet. c. 50

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8703

Overview

Collection of poems, including political satires, topical verse, epigrams and groups of poems

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Carew (1594-1640), Robert Herrick (1591-1674), Benjamin Jonson (c. 1573-1637), Thomas Randolph (1605-1635), James Shirley (1596-1666), and Edmund Waller (1606-1687) were poets.

Custodial History

Owned by Peter Daniell (signature, fol. ii), 17th cent.; owned by 'A. B.', who gave it to Thomas Percy, 1780 (fol. vi); Sotheby's, 29 April 1884 (Percy sale), lot 1.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Quaritch, 1957.

Physical Facet

Calf, rebacked, remains of clasps, gilt-stamped 'PD' on upper and lower covers
Title
Collection of poems, including political satires, topical verse, epigrams and groups of poems
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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