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'The tragedye of Antipoe, with other poeticall-verses'

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 5

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'The tragedye of Antipoe, with other poeticall-verses.' The introductory verses are signed 'Francis Verney' the author, who dedicates the play to James i: no other verses are now in the volume. The whole volume was 'written by mee Nicolas Leath junior in Allicante in June 1622': he adds some variations of another copy.

Dates

  • Written in 1622 by N. Leath

Extent

88 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. e. 5 fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. poet. e. 5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18937

Abstract

'The tragedye of Antipoe, with other poeticall-verses.'

Biographical / Historical

Nicolas Leath (fl. 1622) was a junior in Allicante.

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. VI, no. 31041

Custodial History

Belonged to 'John Baly' (18th cent.?), 'Lee Warly' (about 1800?). Bears the modern bookplate and crest of the Cosens family.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased, 10 Oct. 1890, from J. W. Jarvis, bookseller.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 3/4 × 6 1/4 in.
Title
'The tragedye of Antipoe, with other poeticall-verses.'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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