An anthology of 92 poems, principally satires, and seven prose pieces, arranged in rough chronological order for the period 1688-1701, many dated.
A collection of the most choice and private poems, lampoons &c. from the withdrawing of the late King James 1688 to the year 1701, collected by a person of quality
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- ReferenceGB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 38
- Dates of Creation1688-1701
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 vol. (171 ff.) Two blank leaves precede the title page and 18 blanks follow the text. In ink, in a single scribal hand, with margins and titles ruled in red; the margins contain many explanatory annotations. Written probably c. 1701, and bound in early eighteenth century panelled calf.
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The compiler of the anthology is unknown
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Purchased from Christie's sale, 27 June 1979, Lot 17
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The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/intro.html
From the library of the Cowper family of Panshanger, Herts.