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Commonplace book, circa 1787.

Commonplace book, circa 1787.

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Date: circa 1787
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Binding: full parchment.
Imperfect: p. 34-35 wanting.
Abstract:
Manuscript, in a single hand, of a collection of 8 primarily melancholy poems copied from various authors, on such subjects as love, solitude, and loneliness. The collection contains Alexander Pope's Eloise to Abelard; Mrs. Madan's Abelard to Eloisa; Aaron Hill's Alone in an inn at Southampton Court; and William Congreve's To a candle. Other titles include The late Lord Harvey to Mr. Fox; The castle top, wrote by a lad at Winchester School; and A hermit's meditation.
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1 v. (ca. 50 p.) ; 23 x 19 cm.
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Object ID: 10082025
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