Document ReferencePw V 344
TitleMS poem, entitled 'A Short History of Am- Ph-s', by Alexander Pope; n.d.
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of 26 lines. Note to l 13 explains: 'He requested by publick Advertisements the aid of the Ingenious to make up a Miscellany for Mr Jacob Tonson which should have been publish'd by himself in the year 1715'.

First published as 'Macer: A Character'.

The poem refers to the poet Ambrose Philips.
Title Of WorkA Short History of Am[brose] Ph[illip]s
First Line of PoemWhen Am[brose] Ph[illip]s, now of high renown
Last Line of PoemTo bawd for others, and go shares with Punk
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Physical match: Pw V 334 (dimensions) & Pw V 341 (dimensions) & Pw V 342 (dimensions) & Pw V 343 (dimensions)
Physical match: Pw V 345 (dimensions) & Pw V 346 (dimensions) & Pw V 347 (dimensions) & Pw V 348 (dimensions) & Pw V 349 (dimensions)
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of Great Britain within crowned garter, under which cartouche reads Semper Endem, 110 x 80 mm

Countermark: Royal Cipher, crowned GR, 35 x 25 mm
WatermarkArms of Great Britain
Related MaterialIndex, ELM III, PoA 234
University of Nottingham Library:
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NotePope, Miscellanies. The Last Volume (London, 1727)
Ault and Butt (eds), The Poems of Alexander Pope (1954) vi, pp 137-39.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74504Philips; Ambrose (1679-1749); Mr; poet1679-1749
NA72865Tonson; Jacob (c.1656-1736); Mr; printer and publisherc.1656-1736
NA1123Pope; Alexander (1688-1744); poet1688-1744
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