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[Commonplace book of epitaphs : manuscript.
imprint
England] : 1750-1768.
description
[4], 40, [13] leaves.
format(s)
Book, Manuscript
Holdings
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imprint
England] : 1750-1768.
general note
Cursive script; varying number of long lines per page.
In original marble paper boards.
Item no. 45 in the index is copied from the London Magazine of August 1753.
Manuscript of epithets in verse copied in different hands from printed sources, except for number 48, which is copied from a 1768 tombstone. Index lists 45 epitaphs but there are 48 in text.
On back inside cover: Epitaph readable as mirror image.
On front flyleaf: Good epitaph omitted - on Mrs Frampton by Dryden.
Title derived from contents.
Watermark: Coat of arms and motto of the Order of the Garter.
Written by several hands in English in black ink.
catalogue key
6669885
 
The gift of David Hoeniger, Dec. 1992.

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