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'Manuscript pieces by P. H[omer],' preceded by a printed copy of his Anthologia (Lond., 1789, 4°)

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MS. Add. C. 282

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'Manuscript pieces by P. H[omer],' preceded by a printed copy of his Anthologia (Lond., 1789, 4°): minor poems, partly about members of the Wheler family of Leamington Hastings, composed about 1789-1795.

The volume may be a copy, as the writer was not likely to call a friend and member of his own college William Birch, instead of Walter (p. 60).

A full list is in manuscript in the Library.

Dates

  • written about A. D. 1795

Extent

70 pages

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 282, pp. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. C. 282

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19984

Overview

'Manuscript pieces by P. H[omer],' preceded by a printed copy of his Anthologia (Lond., 1789, 4°), written about A. D. 1795.

Biographical / Historical

Philip Bracebridge Homer (1765–1838) was a schoolmaster and 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. 29574.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from H. T. Wake, bookseller (catal. 105, no. 78), on Sept. 10, 1885, for 15s.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

10 1/8 × 9 1/4 in.
Title
'Manuscript pieces by P. H[omer],' preceded by a printed copy of his Anthologia (Lond., 1789, 4°)
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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