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Selections in Verse, 1810-1811

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9651/2

Scope and Contents

1 volume, commonplace book, Selections in verse 1810 on spine, date 1811 within. Contains selections from:

Coleman's prose and verse on several occasions; Parson's travelling recreations; Topham's Life of Elwes; Poems by the late Rev. Samuel Bishop; The poetry of the Antijacobin; The British Martial; Emily, a novel by the Revd. Henry Kett; Gertrude of Wyoming with other verses by Thomas Campbell; The European Magazine for January 1805; The wild wreath, a collection of poems, by Mary Robinson; The Lady's companion for 1809; Carman's Ladies complete pocket-book for 1809; The Ladies polite remembrancer; The new ladies memor- andum book for 1808; The London annual repository; Love & satire; Palmyra with other poems by T.L. Peacock; The wanderer in Switzerland with other poems by James Montgomery; A collection of epitaphs & monumental inscriptions; Poems moral & descriptive by Thomas Dermody; Poems chiefly amatory by David Carey; The beauties of England & Wales; Ambrosio, or the monk, by M.G. Lewis Esq.; Spirit of the public journals for 1797 [1799, 1800, 1801, 1803, 1804, 1807]; Poems on various subjects by S.T. Coleridge; Home, a poem; Poems by Mrs. Opie; Modern Hills & other poems, by Joseph Cottle; The poetical works of Hector Macneill Esq.; The lay of the last minstrel by Walter Scott; The probationary odes for the laureateship; The works of Richard Owen Cambridge etc.; Rhyme & reason; Caledonian sketches by Sir John Carr Knt; The poetical register for 1801 [1804, 1805]; The eccentricities of Charles Edwin comedian; Mirth & metre by Dibdin; Poems chiefly by gentlemen of Devon & Cornwall; Poems by George Dyer; Tales of wonder by M.G. Lewis Esq.; Literary leisure or the recreations of Solomon Saunter Esq.; The microcosm "a periodical paper by the young gentlemen of Eton"; Public characters for 1798 & 1799; The poetical works of Mrs. Mary Robinson.

The front board is also signed by W.T. Adrian, former owner.


  • Creation: 1810-1811


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1 volume(s) (1 volume, paper) : paper

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