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John Donne and William Strode: Poems

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8470

Scope and Contents

A manuscript collection of poems mainly by John Donne and William Strode. On the flyleaf are the signatures of Edward Hyde (1607-1659) and Robert Walker. The volume has the bookplate of Baron Aston of Forfar. Many of the pages are unused.


  • Creation: 1635 (Circa)


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from the library of Sir Geoffrey Keynes, 1982.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm available

Related Materials

Cambridge University Library holds other papers relating to John Donne, MS.Ee.4.14 and MSS.Add.29, 5147, 5778 and 8466-8469.


The collection is no. 1863 in Sir Geoffrey Keynes, Bibliotheca bibliographici (London, 1964), p. 191.
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