Commonplace book of verse and prose

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt 22
  • Dates of Creation
      168-
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 vol. (71 ff.) Many leaves either torn out or blank. In a single hand. Armorial bookplate of Sir John Percivale, bart., Burton, Co. Cork, 1702. Contemporary calf binding.

Scope and Content

Contains three items of English verse, Samuel Butler's prose "The loyal satyrist" or "Mercurius menippeus", and (written from back, inverted) "Mr Adrian Battans service / Te deum", with music.

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of this commonplace book is unknown

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Bought from Quaritch (Hodgson), January 1967

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/intro.html