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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 79 Collections and/or Records:

A large collection of poems good, bad, burlesque, English, Latine, Scotch, c1690

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Folio B [20]
Scope and Contents Two poems remain in this collection: one a short Latin panegyric on local worthies, the other an extended English ode to Presbyterian sensibilities.

Alexander, William. Doomesday or the Great day of the Lords Judgement, Early 16th century

 Bound volume
Identifier: De.4.72
Scope and Contents This volume contains William Alexander's poem Doomesday or the Great day of the Lords Iudgement. There are four stanza of eight lines each to a page and the text breaks off at the end of the second stanza of the "Fifth Hour".

Anderson, Henry. Ad serreniss. , Late 16th to early 17th century

 Item
Identifier: De.1.11/3
Scope and Contents This is the poem Ad sereniss. potentissimumque regem I. 6 ... Iunias 1580 panegyris by Henry Anderson of Perth.

Anderson, Henry. Musarum querimonia., Late 16th to early 17th century

 Item
Identifier: De.1.11/2
Scope and Contents Two copies of Henry Andersons poem Musarum querimonia. Each done in a different hand.

Autograph poem signed, by Allan Cunningham, c 1825

 Item — Box CLX-A-371
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0130
Scope and Contents 2018-08-07 Content DescriptionAutograph poem signed, titled 'Mariners Song', three verses of 8 lines each, starting "A wet sheet and a flowing sea / A wind that follows fast / And fills the white and rustling sail / And bends the gallant mast / And bends the gallant mast my boys / While like the eagle free / Away the good ship flies and leaves / Old England on the sea ... ", addressed on the verso to Miss Henney, 1 side 4to., no place, no date (c. 1825)

Baston, William. Villielmi Bastone A[ ] in Bellum de Banockburne. Carmen., Late 16th to eary 17th century

 Bound volume
Identifier: De.3.19
Scope and Contents This volume contains a copy of William Baston's poem on the Battle of Bannnockburn, with some other verses on Bannockburn. Baston was an English friar and poet that Edward II brought north with him to write a poem commemorating his expected triumph over the Scots. Baston was captured and Robert the Bruce decided that his ransom should be a poem celebrating the Scots victory.

Book of quotations, c1923

 Item
Identifier: BAI 1/1/11
Scope and Contents A notebook predominantly containing quotations from The Life and Letters of Walter H Page by Burton J Kendrick and also various pieces of poetry.

Calligraphy and illustrations for Spencer

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1413
Scope and Contents First edition. 1946. Octavo. 11 sheets (13 x 17.5 cm) of fine art paper preserved in a marbled paper folder comprising a decorated title-page followed by the text, with a pen-and-ink drawing at the tope of each page (save the last which closes with a decorated 'Finis'). One of the drawings has been coloured. The illustrations are typical of Mclaren's illustrative at its finest. The initials on the back ('HM') would seem to suggest that this is the recipient of the portfolio....

Collection of Ian R. Grant, antiquarian bookseller

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1383
Scope and Contents The material represents Ian R. Grant's seller's stock. The widely varied content of the collection includes: Box 1: 1 x letter-book ('Private Official Letter Book No.8 L.H. and H.S.P. Co. Ltd.') of the Leith Hull and Hamburg Steam Packet Co. Ltd (James Currie) - 1901-1909 1 x letter-book ('Private Official Letter Book No.9 L.H. and H.S.P. Co. Ltd.') of the Leith Hull and Hamburg...