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Document ReferencePw2 V 7
TitleMS collection of poems and songs by anon., John Oldham, Sir Roger L'Estrange, George Stepney and John Gay; n.d.
Extent82 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionIndividual poems in this volume are described under references Pw2 V 7/1-54.
An unbound collection of fifty-three poems by anon. and various authors.

Item no. 31 is a catalogue of books printed by the publisher Jacob Tonson.

Copied in the hand of a professional scribe who was also responsible for Pw2 V 8.

f 79v ends with the catchword 'when' which suggests that more poems were to be entered, however, the remaining three folios are blank.
LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionForty-one folios folded once forming eighty-two quarto leaves, distributed in to seven gatherings
Seven gatherings: a) 10 ff, b) 12 ff, c) 14 ff, d) e) f) 12 ff each and g) 10 ff
ConditionGenerally very good
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Strasbourg Lily, i.e. Fleur de lis within crowned shield and insignia 4WR suspended from the shield, approx, 158 x 70 mm

Countermark: Roman numerals IV, approx. 15 x 26 mm

Unbound and unstitched
WatermarkStrasbourg lily
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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA72865Tonson; Jacob (c.1656-1736); Mr; printer and publisherc.1656-1736
NA72731Oldham; John (1653-1683); Mr1653-1683
NA72915L'Estrange; Roger (1616-1704); Sir1616-1704
NA29490Stepney; George (1663-1707); Mr; diplomat; poet1663-1707
NA1118Gay; John (1685-1732); poet and dramatist1685-1732
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