Comprises Part Two of Colvil's long Hudibrastic satire largely on the Scottish Presbyterian covenanters.
Mock poem or Whiggs Supplicatione, Part Second, by Samuel Colvil
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- ReferenceGB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt 120
- Dates of Creationca. 1680
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 vol. (68 pp.); manuscript. Written in a neat professional hand. Small 4to volume, bound in contemporary sheepskin, lightly soiled, with much rubbing and upper joint cracked, and with gilt tooling on all covers and the spine.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Samuel Colvil (or Colvill, or Colville), a Scottish satirist, published his Mock Poem in London in 1681. It was reissued in 1687 as The Whiggs supplication and in 1692 as The Scotch Hudibras; it was frequently reprinted in the 18th century. Colvil also published The grand impostor discovered; or, An historical dispute of the papacy and popish religion (Edinburgh, 1673).
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Purchased from Quaritch/Sotheby's, 27 May 2004, part of Lot 95.
John R.B. Brett-Smith.