[Commonplace book of Gabriel Harvey], [ca. 1584] | University of Illinois Rare Book and Manuscript Library
More complete cataloging can be found at: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/62709606
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Layout: Text on fol. 1r, 4r, and 5r-v written across short dimension; text on fol. 1v, 2r-v, and 3r-v across long dimension.
Script: Autograph in Harvey's hand.
Binding: Half morocco; marbled endsheets; in morocco slip case "Bound by Hyman Zucker". Provenance: 1. Gabriel Harvey (1550?-1631) -- 2. Bookplate of Frederick William Cosens (1819-1889) -- 3. Bookplate of Thomas Jefferson McKee (1840-1899) -- 4. George Clifford Thomas (1839-1909) -- 5. Bookplate of John Gribbel (1858-1936) -- 6. Purchased by the University of Illinois from Robert Barry/Stonehill, 30 January 1946.
fol. 1r: [Selections from English statutes from the years 1584-1585 contiguous with fol. 5v].
fol. 1v-3v: A Vew, or spectacle of Vanity [poem of 100 lines, author unknown].
fol. 4r: [Italian, Greek, and Latin commonplaces].
fol. 4v: Blank. fol.
5r: [Paraphrase from Johannes Thomas Freig on compiling commonplaces].
fol. 5v: [Selections from English statutes from the years 1584-1585 contiguous with fol. 1r].
Bregman, Alvan. "A Gabriel Harvey Manuscript Brought to Light." In The Book Collector. Hulse, Clark. Elizabeth I: Ruler and Legend. Urbana: University of Illinois Press for The Newberry Library, 2003 Stern, Virginia F. Gabriel Harvey: His Life, Marginalia and Library. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979 Gabriel Harvey's Marginalia. Edited by G. C. Moore Smith. Stratford-upon-Avon: Shakespeare Head Press, 1913
Formerly cataloged under the title: "Autograph manuscript of portion of commonplace book".