Poetical miscellany [manuscript], ca. 1690-1730.


Flatman, Thomas, 1637-1688. Poetical miscellany [manuscript], ca. 1690-1730.

Poetical miscellany [manuscript], ca. 1690-1730.

Includes poems by Thomas Flatman (leaves 49v-51), and Dr. Swift (leaves 78v and 85v); Blackmore's Satyr against wit (Wing B3084), (leaf 57); and The game of love, or, cards for the year 1687 (unpublished?), (leaf 103). Also a glossary of Yorkshire words, (leaf 72); receipts for making counterfeit jewelry and committing practical jokes, (leaves 134-139); receipt for red sealing wax, (leaf 142); epigrams, (leaf 93), and epitaphs, (leaf 126), some in shorthand. Includes poem by A. Bevin, "In vain have I labour'd" (leaf 14). Also, shorthand alphabet inside front cover and some drawings (leaves 91, 92, 110v, 121, 124, 125, 143-151)

[151] leaves : ill.

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