Elegia Popi in memoriam virginis infelicis in latinum versum reddita

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      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 62
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      2 ff. conjoined, folio manuscript Written in a single and regular hand with a watermark in f.2 bearing the royal arms of George II

Scope and Content

Comprises a translation into Latin hexameters of Pope's Elegy to the memory of an unfortunate lady, dated 1731; the original poem was published in 1717

Administrative / Biographical History

The translator of this elegy is unknown. For details of the life and writings of Alexander Pope see the Dictionary of National Biography

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Purchased from Heath's bookshop on 3 September 1996


In Latin