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Common-place book of S. H., with poems, epitaphs etc, from various sources, c. 1809-1810

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Identifier: Coll-1683
Scope and Contents Small quarto, 43pp, in the original marbled paper covered wrappers. There are pieces written by Mason, and by Thomson. Others are taken from the Edinburgh Magazine and the Morning Post. Titles include, 'A Fragment', 'To a Lady on her Birthday', 'On a Lady who died in Childbirth 1778', 'The parting Lover', 'Woe', 'An inscription on the tomb of one Margaret Sect who died at Selkirk 12 miles from Newcastle 1728', and 'On Conjugal...

Illuminated manuscript by Charles Oppenheimer (1875-1961) of 'The Eve of Saint Agnes' by John Keats

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1261
Identifier: Coll-1666
Scope and Contents 1901 work in the form of an illuminated manuscript of the poem The Eve of Saint Agnes, by John Keats. The bound volume is of fourteen pages of vellum.

Work demonstrates Oppenheimer's craftsmanship and skill and improving drawing. It is not known whether the item was a commission, an academic exercise or business sample.

Ms common-place book containing 37 contributions including poems, hymns, drawings and prose items, c. 1831-1835

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1684
Scope and Contents A specifically prepared luxury volume as issued by Delarue, Cornish and Rock. Items include: 'Epitaph on professor Young of Glasgow'; 'The Traveller', a poem; 'List of Ministers names who are or have been in the Kirk of Scotland'; 'Translation of one of the Odes in the Media'; 'Hymns Constitutional de Portugal composta por Sua Altera Real Dom Pedro Quarto' with music; 'An essay upon an Apple', a poem; 'The Poets Bride', a poem, and 'Thine Album'.

Ms volume of poems, songs and epigrams, Helen Duncan, c. 1815-1820

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Identifier: Coll-1685
Scope and Contents Work in the ms volume includes an untitled piece, 'On Belinda', 'Epigram', 'The roof of straw', 'Verses by a young lady', and inserted loosley 'The little men'.

The volume is signed and dated 'Helen Duncan, October 12th 1818' on the front end paper.

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