Commonplace book : manuscript, [16--]


Bristol, John Hervey, 1st Earl of, 1665-1751,. Commonplace book : manuscript, [16--]

Commonplace book : manuscript, [16--]

Contains recipes, poems, prayers, theological passages, epigrams and epitaphs by Abraham Cowley, John Dryden, John Harington, and others. Many of the selections express strongly Protestant and anti-Jacobite sentiments.

1 v. (ca. 350 leaves) ; 19 cm.



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