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Copies, c. 1640, of seventy-four poems by Edmund Waller

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MS. Don. d. 55

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Copies, c.1640, of seventy-four poems by Edmund Waller, as contained in the short issue of Workes (London, 1645, printed for Thomas Walkley), with the exception of (fol. 21v) 'From a child', subscribed 'R. Waller'. At fol. 1 is an address to Queen Henrietta Maria, not found in the early editions, but printed by George Thorn-Drury in Poems of Edmund Waller (London, 1893). Verse in Crum.

Dates

  • c. 1640

Extent

76 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. d. 55, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. d. 55

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16933

Overview

Copies, c. 1640, of seventy-four poems by Edmund Waller

Biographical / Historical

Edmund Waller (1606–1687), was an English poet and politician.

Custodial History

Owned by Gentilles Colte, c.1665 (see fol. 76v); Th. Whitfeld, 18 Sept. 1764, 'bt. at Woodcotes Sale'; Phillipps MS. 7004; Sotheby's, 24 April 1911, lot 844.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from P. J. and A. E. Dobell and given by the Friends of the Bodleian, 1936.

Physical Facet

vellum binding, gilt
Title
Copies, c. 1640, of seventy-four poems by Edmund Waller
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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