Symbols of English history [manuscript] / Frederick Sharpe., [ca. 1818] | University of Illinois Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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Almost identical to Brotherton MS 1658 (University of Leeds); Both MSS in same hand; this copy possibly written slightly later as evidenced by slight expansions in some of the entries.
Contains 41 plates with illustrations for English historical events dating 54 B.C. - 1817; accompanied by explanatory notes.
Leaf 4r bears an emblem for the British Empire; explanation on 5r.
Binding: Contemporary pasteboard; marbled paper.
Provenance: Purchased from David, 20 March 1953.
Shelfmark: Urbana, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Post-1650 MS 165.