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[Commonplace book], [ca. 1612].

[Commonplace book], [ca. 1612].

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Date: [ca. 1612]
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Table of contents to the Latin quotations appears on pp. 172-5.
Signature of Robert Cottesford on end-paper.
Pen trials inside front and back covers, including several drawings of cats, mice, and a bird.
Binding: full sheep; blind-stamped decoration on covers.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper, in several hands, of Latin quotations grouped by philosophical and moral subjects such as Bellum; Fortuna; Humilitas; Ingratus; Patientia; and Virtus Moralis. Other entries include several religious poems; medical recipes "for the stone"; Biblical quotations; a history of England from William the Conqueror to 1502; and a prayer which asks God to bless "thy servant James by thy grace...King defender of the true ancient CS A. F. In all causes and over all persons...Blesse the noble queene Ana & let not the scepter depart from prince Henry nor thy gratious goodnes from all the Roial progeny."
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1 v. (ca. 270 p.) ; 15 x 10 cm.
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Object ID: 12406786
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