Beinecke Osborn d233

Title Untitled
Archive Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Call Number Beinecke Osborn d233
Complete Yes

E.H., early nineteenth century.

23 poems.

Primarily sentimental subjects such as death, religion, and family, with a few more satirical entries.

Format Octavo
Book Size 22cm x 14.9cm
Filled Page Count 52 pages
Item Count 25
Poem Count 23
First Line Index No
Digitized No
Additional Genres Prose - anecdote
Print Sources
Major Themes

Major themes prominent among the manuscript contents in alphabetical order.

Minor Themes

Other themes of interest among the manuscript contents in alphabetical order.


Beinecke Osborn d233.” Manuscript Verse Miscellanies, 1700–1820, edited by Betty A. Schellenberg, Simon Fraser University, Accessed .

Created 2019-09-04 1:13:44 PM
Updated 2024-01-13 2:48:27 PM
Feature Note
Author attributions



Half parchment over blue-paper-covered boards.


Single, excluding the final poem.

Item formatting

Few lines between items. 

Plain presentation of titles.


"Palestine" (the longest poem in the manuscript) is copied horizontally while all other items are copied on the vertical page.

Original poetry

Maybe the two items signed E.H., which are a translation of Rousseau and a play on Chapter 3 of Habakkuk.


Page layout

Very plain. No header or footer rules; pages are filled but not crowded.

No pagination.