Collection of dramatic and poetical works, compiled ca. 1600-1620.

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Willet, Andrew, 1562-1621. Collection of dramatic and poetical works, compiled ca. 1600-1620.

Collection of dramatic and poetical works, compiled ca. 1600-1620.

Contains a compilation of plays, poems, epigrams, sermons and discourses ranging in dates from 1567 to 1620, with each work written in a different hand. Plays include: Antitamicamicategoria / by Andrews Melville, 1604 (v.1, leaves 2-5); Boot and spur, ca. 1615 (v. 2, leaves 19-23); Risus Anglicanus, 1614-1618 (v. 3, leaves 24-43v); A Christmas Messe, 1619 (v. 9, leaves 105-115v); Heteroclitanomalonomia, 1613 (v. 10, leaves 119-133); Periander / by John Sansbury, 1608 (v. 11, leaves 134-157v); Christmas his showe, an abridgment of Ben Jonson's play, Christmas his Masque, 1615 (v. 13, leaves 168-174v); Gigantomachia, or, Work for Jupiter, ca. 1615 (v. 15, leaves 186-200). Poems include: Iter boreale / by Richard Eedes, ca. 1584 (v. 7, leaves 83-91v); Secundum iter boreale / by Richard Corbet, ca. 1620 (v. 8, leaves 93-99v); Convivium Philosophicum, about a festive gathering, 1611 (v. 15, leaf 183) and an untitled English version attributed to John Reynolds (v. 15, leaf 184). Other works include: Musae responsoriae, Latin epigrams / by George Herbert, 1620-1622 (v. 1, leaves 7-17v); Funeral sermon of Thomas White / by Edmund Campion, (v. 4, leaves 44-46); Oneirologia, or, A briefe discourse of the nature of dreames / by Richard Haydock, 1605 (v. 5, leaves 47-63); Reasons for a subsidy attributed to Dr. Andrew Willet, 1617 (v. 6, leaves 71-80v); Especiall notes concerning her Majesties Navie, attributed to Sir Walter Raleigh, [possible early version of "Excellent observations and notes, concerning the Royal Navy." First published in Judicious and selected essays / by H. Moseley, 1650, (see Modern Philology, 85, no. 1 (August 1987), 12-26)] (v. 12, leaves 161-165v); A discourse touching a marriage between Prince Henry of England and a daughter of Savoye / [by Sir Walter Raleigh], ca. 1611 (v. 14, leaves 175-182v); Urbium Italicarum descriptio Thomas Edwardi Angli, [differs from version published in Adrianus Romanus' Parvum Theatrum Urbium, 1595] (v. 15, leaf 185). Also includes several pencil drawings, and a note in shorthand.

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