|Content Description||Individual poems in this volume are described under references Pw V 40/1 - Pw V 40/121.|
|Date of 1679 is given on f 136v|
|Descriptive Features||Watermark: Post Horn within ornate shield surmounted by coronet, 66 x 42 mm (Type A, front flyleaves and ff 1-2)|
Watermark: Fleur de lis within crowned, narrow shield, 65 x 50 mm (Type B, ff 3-63)
Countermark: none with type B.
Watermark: Arms of England with Tudor Supporters and monogram AJ (Abraham Jensen) below the arms, approx. 130 x 112 mm (Type C, ff 64-99)
Countermark: Letters TJ, cursive and ornate, approx. 20 x 36 mm (With Type C)
Watermark: Fleur de lis within crowned, narrrow shield, approx. 60 x 40 mm (Type D, ff 100-117)
Countermark: none with type D.
Watermark: Post Horn within crowned ornate shield, approx. 65 x 46 mm (Type E, ff 118-131);
Countermark: none with type E.
Watermark: Arms of England with Tudor supporters and monogram AJ below the arms, 125 x 115 mm (Type F, ff 132-137)
Countermark: letters TJ, cursive and ornate, 20 x 40 mm
Watermark: Post Horn within crowned, ornate shield, approx. 73 x 42 mm (Type G, ff 138-189).
Countermark: none with type G.
Watermark: Arms of England with Tudor supporters, i.e. rampant lion and winged dragon holding narrow crowned shield containing 3 lines passant, based on Motto Dieu et Mon Droit; with monogram AJ (Abraham Jensen) below the arms, approx. 130 x 115 mm (Type H, ff 190-209)
Countermark: Letters TJ (cursive and ornate), approx. 21 x 42 mm (With Type H)
Watermark: Post Horn within crowned, ornate shield, approx. 71 x 43 mm (Type I, ff 210-12).
Countermark: none with type I.
Perhaps script changes from f 132 to 137, see note on f 137v left top margin; see also change of hand starting on f 154v-157v; another? hand on f 159; change of hand on f 191
Written on ruled paper except for f 156 to end.
Dark brown calf leather on pasteboard with blind tooled decorations on both upper and lower covers: double fillet lines on edges of four borders; a central panel is enmarked by triple fillet lines, and a roll of flowers, branches and buds is stamped facing the centre of panels; a flower, leaf and buds tool is stamped on the four corners of the panel; spine is divided into 6 panels which empasize the 5 sewing ridges; panels are enmarked by double fillet lines; letter T is blind stamped in centre of top panel; wax seals of first Earl of Ponfret added to both front and back covers, for reference on seals, see pencil note on front flyleaf.