Poems on several occasions

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      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt 52
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      1 vol. (116 ff.) Bound in contemporary panelled calf. F.1v. blank; ff.2-112, on which poems appear, paged 1-222. Table of contents on ff.113r-116r, the latter being the rear-free endpaper.

Scope and Content

Fair copy in a single hand of an anonymous collection of 128 poems, with title page reading "Poems on several occasions" with Latin epigraph. Undated, but poems refer to the Act of Union (p.108) and to Joseph Browne's poem "The British court" (p.139), as if they were contemporary (1707).

Administrative / Biographical History

The author of the collection is unknown

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Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Bought from Sotheby's, 5-6 July 1977, lot 365


In English

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