Autograph papers (drafts) of Thomas De Quincey [manuscript], [1834]-1853.

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De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859. Autograph papers (drafts) of Thomas De Quincey [manuscript], [1834]-1853.

Autograph papers (drafts) of Thomas De Quincey [manuscript], [1834]-1853.

Contents: (1) p. 93-106 of his essay on Coleridge, first published in Tait's Magazine, 1834-1835. See The collected works of Thomas De Quincey, edit. by D. Masson, 1896, II, 206-213; the last paragraph of the ms. is lacking from the printed text. (2) How to make oatmeal porridge, with a note by M. H. [Matthew Davenport? Hill] that this was given him by De Quincey in 1835. (3) "Shakespeare and Wordsworth," ca. 1843, published in The posthumous works of Thomas De Quincey, edit. by A.H. Japp, 1893, II, 197-200. (4) Shakespeare's birthday, 1853; formerly Folger ms 450426.

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