Commonplace-book of English verse, drama, and prose by various authors, including Robert Southwell and Josuah Sylvester

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains prose, dramatic pieces, and 142 poems, mostly anonymous, but including 10 by Robert Southwell and 17 by Josuah Sylvester.

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of this miscellany is unknown.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Purchased in Sotheby's sale, lot 13, on 15 December 1988.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database