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The 'Wyburd manuscript' of poems, mainly by Thomas Carew

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MS. Don. b. 9

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The 'Wyburd manuscript' of poems, mainly by Thomas Carew, with (fols. 50-5v, 59-61v) 'Paradoxes and Problems' by John Donne, c.1630-40. It represents sources independent of those used in Carew's Poems (London, 1640) and Donne's Juvenilia (London, 1633).

The manuscript is not entirely accurate, and is now incomplete, having lost at least 15 leaves. It was used by W. Carew Hazlitt for his edition of Poems of Thomas Carew (London, 1870), where it is described on pp. xv-xvi, and by R. Dunlop, for his edition of Poems of Thomas Carew (Oxford, 1949), where there is a description on p. lxix.

All the poems (fols. 1-37, 40-9v, 56-9) are reproduced, reduced in size, in Thomas Carew, Poems 1640, Scolar Press facsimile (Menston, 1969). An examination of the text of Donne's 'Paradoxes and Problems', by E.M. Simpson, is in Review of English Studies, 3 (1927), 129-45. Verse in Crum.

Dates

  • c. 1630-1640

Extent

61 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. b. 9, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. b. 9

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16757

Overview

The 'Wyburd manuscript' of poems, mainly by Thomas Carew

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Carew (1594/5-1640) was an English poet.

Custodial History

Owned by F. Wyburd, 1870.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from P. J. Dobell and given by Friends of the Bodleian, 1936.
Title
The 'Wyburd manuscript' of poems, mainly by Thomas Carew
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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