Collection of English poems, predominantly Jacobite, in several hands

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt 46
  • Dates of Creation
      ca.1720-1730
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 vol. (on 1-59 of 100 ff.) Forty leaves unfilled at the end. Ff.1-31 and 33-54 were foliated by one of the original writers "1"-"53", jumping f.32; 3 blank ff. (excluding the pastedowns) precede this numeration. Written on recto sides only, by five hands. The poem on the unfoliated f.31, of six lines, appears to be in a hand different from those of any other poems. In blind-tooled calf binding with 5 spine bands; worn, upmost two hinges gone from front cover
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Scope and Content

Collection of poems, songs and ballads, composed ca.1706-1723, expressing loyalty to the Stuarts and assailing the House of Hanover

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of the collection is unknown

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Bought from Quaritch (Sotheby), July 1973

Note

In English

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