Autograph works of John Taylor the Water-Poet
MS. Add. C. 209
Autograph works of John Taylor the Water-Poet:
- (fol. 1). 'The Causes of the diseases, and distempers of this Kingdom ... Written by John Taylor', the copy used to print from, with the Imprimatur of 'J. Berkenhead', Oct. 5, 1645. This and the succeeding piece were printed in Oxford.
- (fol. 7). 'Aqua Muse or Cacafogo Cacadeamon, Captaine George Wither Wrung in the Withers... By John Taylor, 1643', a poetical satire: imperfect.
(fols. 16-end) are blank.
- written in 1643-1645 by J. Taylor
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 209, fols. 1-2]
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MS. Add. C. 209
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18866
Autograph works of John Taylor the Water-Poet, written in 1643-1645.
Biographical / Historical
John Taylor, called the Water Poet (1578–1653), was a poet.
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 29185.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Found in the roof of a house in the High St., Oxford, in about 1880, and bought shortly after.
13 3/8 × 8 3/4 in.
- Autograph works of John Taylor the Water-Poet
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