Document ReferencePw V 24
TitleVolume of MS poems and dramatic works, mainly by William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; n.d. [1650-70]
Extent76 ff
Access ConditionsMicrofilm surrogate available - readers may be required to use the microfilm in the first instance.
Content DescriptionIndividual items in this volume are described under references Pw V 24/1-59.
Bound volume of poems and dramatic works, most, if not all, by William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle.
ReprodnNoteVolumes from Pw V cannot be photographed by readers with their own camera or device, but reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only.
Physical DescriptionFolio book composed of four physical sections: i) ff 1-36; ii) ff 37-43; iii) ff 44-51; iv) ff 53-76. ff 54-76 blank.
Bound volume with 76 ff, 2 front and 2 end flyleaves.
Descriptive FeaturesModern binding; blue leather with 3 parallel gold tooled lines around the borders of front and back covers; coat of arms of the 6th Duke of Portland gold- stamped in centre of both covers; gold stamping on spine reads 'POEMS AND PLAYS. MS DUKE OF NEWCASTLE. I.'; leather borders on front and back pastedowns also gold tooled. Two front and two back flyleaves added in course of binding.

Two types of paper present, described as A and B: type A paper in sections i) and iii); type B paper in sections ii) and iv).

Watermark: Three Hats (Type A);

Countermark: Monogram VPI surmounted by trefoil (With Type A)

Watermark: Post Horn within ornate shield and letters MC suspended under the shield (Type B);

Countermark: letters CI (with Type B).

ff 1-23, 306 x 208 mm, type A;

ff 24-36, 307 x 207 mm, type A;

ff 37-38, 310 x 202 mm, type B;

ff 39, 111 x 194 mm (fragment), type B;

ff 40-43, 310 x 199 mm, type B;

ff 44-49, 307 x 206 mm, type A;

ff 50-52, 308 x 207 mm, type A;

ff 51, 182 x 157 mm (fragment), type A;

ff 53, 310 x 201 mm, type B;

ff 54-76, 309 x 198 mm, type B.

Italic script throughout.

No rulings; variable margins.
WatermarkHats, three
Horn (ornate shield)
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA689Cavendish; William (1593-1676); 1st Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. Viscount Mansfield 1620; Earl of Newcastle upon Tyne 1628; Marquess of Newcastle upon Tyne 1643; Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne 16651593-1676
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