Manuscript Commonplace Book of English poetry and prose, dating from the 19th century, containing the second half of a long poem on early biblical history 'continued from the book in white forrel', and other items. Inserted is a folded leaf containing two poems, one dated 1834, by W. C. Yonge, who may have been the compiler of the volume.
Commonplace book (poetry and prose)
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 389
- Dates of Creation19th century
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume containing 598 pages
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Bought from Wilson & Co. in 1952.
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Manuscript quarto. Boards.
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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