Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8289
Scope and Contents
A collection of poems and prose by William Shenstone, Henry Jones and others, written in the hand of John Dovaston and with illustrations by him. Most of the texts are apparently from printed sources, from which there are many deviations. Contents: Front pastedown: Nursery Library bookplate of John Freeman Milward Dovaston, printed in brown ink [i-ii] blank [iii r] ownership inscription, date (1765), note of price paid, 'M:S Poems by William Shenstone Esqr and Others', epigraph "So we thro'...
1765-1779 (a later terminal date is possible)
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