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Poems and other interesting Memorials of Richard Gough, Esq., F.R.S., F.S.A.

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'Poems and other interesting Memorials of Richard Gough, Esq., F.R.S., F.S.A., from his early Boyhood to the full age of Three Score Years and Ten. Collected by J[ohn] B[owyer] Nichols ...', in two volumes, the first containing miscellaneous pieces in prose and verse; the second, poems, prayers, drawings, etc. Some printed pieces and etchings are also included. Specimens of Gough's poetry, from originals in this volume, are printed in Nichols' Literary Anecdotes, vi. 332-43.

Dates

  • Written in about 1740-1805, almost entirely by R. Gough

Extent

0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. c. 5, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. poet. c. 5-6

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19916

Abstract

Poems and other interesting Memorials of Richard Gough, Esq., F.R.S., F.S.A.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Gough (1735-1809) was an antiquary.

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, nos. 32550-32551.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

In the Buckley sale, April 20, 1894, these volumes were lot 1768: and at a miscellaneous sale at Sotheby's, Feb. 11, 1898, lot 146, when they were bought by the Bodleian.
Title
Poems and other interesting Memorials of Richard Gough, Esq., F.R.S., F.S.A.
Status
Published
Author
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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