[collection of English poetry manuscript], [between 1850 and 1900] | University of Illinois Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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Contains numerous poems by Sir Walter Scott, Robert Burns, Thomas Moore and others.; Tipped-in illustrations on fols. 1r, 2r, 3r, 4r, 5r, 6r, 7r, 7v, 8v, 9r, 10r, 19v, 21r, 21v, 22r, 26r, 28v, 31v, 33r, 36v, 46r, 62v and 63r; hand-colored illustrations on fols. 8r, 13r, 39r and 50r.
Printed card entitled: "Alabaster boxes of human sympathy." laid-in between fols. 19 and 20; removed to item folder.
One leaf of later paper laid in between fols. 33 and 34; contains poem entitled: "The Old Arm Chair."; A newspaper clipping from a British source entitled: "Poison from ripe apples" laid-in between fols. 40 and 41; removed to item folder.; Fols. 5, 62 and 63 disbound.
Fols. 66-74 blank.; Pamphlet entitled "Special forms of service in commemoration of his late majesty King George V ... Cambridge ... 1936" laid-in between fol. 74 and rear pastedown ; cataloged separately.
Binding: Contemporary pasteboard.
Provenance: Purchased from F.R. Brown 25 Mar 1941.
Shelfmark: Urbana, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Post-1650 MS 188.