Document ReferencePw V 35
TitleBound volume of a MS poem, entitled 'Faction Display'd, A Poem', by William Shippen; n.d.
Date1704 (c)
Extent10 ff
Content DescriptionText which appears on ff 2r-8r, consists of 533 lines with some marginalia identifying figures referred to in the poem.

Title followed by quotation from Lucan, Bellum Civile 10.529-30.

'By W.Shippen. (See Halkett & Laing).' is written in pencil on verso of front flyleaf.
Title Of WorkFaction Display'd, A Poem ... Dedicated to the Duke of Somerset and To be printed for Jacob Tonson
First Line of PoemSay Goddess muse for thy all searching Eyes
Last Line of PoemRetiring leaves their hopes involv'd in endless night
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 volume
One gathering of 5 sheets folded once forming 10 folio leaves.
Foliated 1 to 19, ff 9 and 10 are blank.
ConditionDelicate binding; spine is uncovered and loose
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of Amsterdam lions standing on ornate double bars, approx. 65 x 90 mm.

Countermark: letters EB, approx. 12 x 20 mm

Italic (professional fair copy)

Paper folded and indented to mark the margins

Pasteboard covered with plain brown paper without any labels on covers or spine; binder added one front and one back flyleaves.
WatermarkArms of Amsterdam
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library: Pw V 374
Variant copy of Pw V 35
Publication NoteW. Shippen, Faction Display'd (London, 1704) & Poems on Affairs of State, vol VI (1970), pp 651-73

Click the links below to view related name indexes

CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA72865Tonson; Jacob (c.1656-1736); Mr; printer and publisherc.1656-1736
NA31106Seymour; Charles (1662-1748); 6th Duke of Somerset1662-1748
NA72946Lucanus; M. Annaeus (39-65); -; Lucan; Roman poet39-65
NA72726Shippen; William (1673-1743); Mr1673-1743
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