|Content Description||Individual poems in this volume are described under references Pw V 38/1-55.|
|Bound volume containing fifty-five poems, including songs, ballads, satires and lampoons, by anon. and various authors.|
The manuscript includes an index (pp 269-71).
Written in the hand of a professional scribe, but with several annotations made by ?.
|Descriptive Features||Watermark: Strasbourg lily, large fleur de lis within crowned shield, and insignia 4WR suspended from the shield with monogram AJ below the insignia, approx. 175 x 68 mm (Type A, 4 front flyleaves, pp 1-192)|
Countermark: Letters AI, approx. 12 x 22 mm (With Type A)
Watermark, double: Letters IHS surmounted by Roman Cross, approx. 38 x 41 mm and Strasbourg lily, large fleur de lis within crowned shield with insignia 4WR suspended from the shield, approx. 158 x 65 mm (Type B, pp 193-94 to end and 2 back flyleaves)
Italic throughout with formal titles and ornate rulings underlining the titles; professional presentation or formal fair copy.
Copied onto ruled paper
Black calf leather on pasteboard; upper and lower covers are decorated with gold stamped double fillet lines along the outer borders, and a central panel is formed with the same type of fillets, and an ornament of flowers and buds was applied to all four corners of central panel; spine is divided into 6 panels, the 5 sewing ridges are enmarked by gold-stamped double fillet lines; head and tail of spine are also gold stamped with double fillets and an additioanl ornamental border.