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Author: Ann Strafford, Countess of; Joseph Addison; John Dryden; Alexander Pope; Jonathan Swift
Publisher: [1715-1730]
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Summary:
Commonplace book apparently owned and probably compiled by Ann, Countess of Strafford around 1715-1730. There are several poems in the volume that are acrostics of the Countess's name, or that otherwise refer to her, though the majority of the volume is composed of satirical and political poetry and songs. Several works by Pope, Swift, Addison and Dryden are also included. The text is written in several different,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Commonplace books
Poems
Satires
Songs
Bookplates (Provenance)
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Strafford, Countess of; Joseph Addison; John Dryden; Alexander Pope; Jonathan Swift
OCLC Number: 401325333
Notes: Manuscript.
Description: 93, [82] pages, bound ; 32 cm
Other Titles: Collection of ms. poems

Abstract:

Commonplace book apparently owned and probably compiled by Ann, Countess of Strafford around 1715-1730. There are several poems in the volume that are acrostics of the Countess's name, or that otherwise refer to her, though the majority of the volume is composed of satirical and political poetry and songs. Several works by Pope, Swift, Addison and Dryden are also included. The text is written in several different, neat hands.

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