Cambridge student's commonplace book
Scope and Contents
Written in four hands after 1624, 71 folios: (fos 1-66) various ballads, verses, poems and epitaphs, some of which have been printed; (fo. 66v) 'London 1868'. Attached to a flyleaf at the end are 19th century notes by F.W. Cosens on the contents. The bookplate of F.W. Cosens also appears inside the front cover.
- 1624 (after)
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1 volume(s) (1 Volume paper) : paper
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The book was bought by F.W. Cosens from M. Burton of Ashton-under-Lyne in 1874. It was purchased from him by Samuel Sandars in 1890. Sandars bequeathed it to the Library in 1894.
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