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Poems of John Donne

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5778

Scope and Contents

A collection of poems of John Donne. Also includes other poems by Francis Bacon, Thomas Carew, Francis Beaumont and Sir Henry Wotton transcribed at a similar date. The manuscript is sometimes referred to as the 'Cambridge Balam' manuscript.

Dates

  • 1630 (circa)

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Extent

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

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from G. David, bookseller, Cambridge by Sir Geoffrey Keynes in 1914. Presented by Keynes to the Library in 1916.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm available

Bibliography

A list of the Donne poems is published in H.J.L. Robbie, Review of English Studies, III (1927), p. 415. Also see Helen Gardner, John Donne: The Divine Poems (1952)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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