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

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

An anthology of 92 poems, principally satires, and seven prose pieces, arranged in rough chronological order for the period 1688-1701, many dated.

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of the anthology is unknown

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Christie's sale, 27 June 1979, Lot 17


In English

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/intro.html

Custodial History

From the library of the Cowper family of Panshanger, Herts.