Cherry & Fair Star or The children of Cyprus [manuscript], [ca. 1822] | University of Illinois Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Binding: Both vols. bound in brown paper wrappers.
Origin: Location and date conjectured based on printed edition of the text from London, 1822--cf. NSTC 2C17762.
Provenance: Acquired from Spencer, 24 June 1947.
Shelfmark: Urbana, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Post-1650 MS 218.
V.1 contains the first act of the drama, v.2 the second act.
Front cover of both vols and t.p. of v.1 bear the autograph: "Miss Thomasin".
V.1: Fols. 31-32 laid-in at the end (previously affixed to fol. 30 with a nail).
Text contains numerous emendations with initials or symbols beside major changes.
Based on Princesse Belle-toile by the Countess d'Aulnoy.
Verso of most leaves blank.
Library has (Volumes): v.1 - 2