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'Fair Virtue the Mistresse of Philarete, written by George Wither'

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MS. Add. B. 7

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'Fair Virtue the Mistresse of Philarete, written by George Wither', a transcript of the 1633 (London) edition of the poem. At fols. 79 and 83 'Finis. 1708.'

Dates

  • Written in A.D. 1708

Extent

91 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. B. 7, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. B. 7

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20219

Overview

'Fair Virtue the Mistresse of Philarete, written by George Wither'

Biographical / Historical

George Wither (1588-1667) was a poet and pamphleteer.

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. 30213

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired not later than about 1865.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

6 1/8 × 4 in.
Title
'Fair Virtue the Mistresse of Philarete, written by George Wither'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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