Beinecke Osborn d267

Title Untitled
Archive Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Call Number Beinecke Osborn d267
Complete Yes

Anonymous, 1805 or later. 

71 items.

Primarily sentimental entries, poems on such subjects as sorrow, love, and exile, and copies of letters and verses relating to Major John André and Anna Seward.

Format Quarto
Book Size 16.9cm x 20.8cm
Filled Page Count 93 pages
Item Count 69
Poem Count 67
First Line Index No
Digitized No
Additional Genres Prose eulogy, Prose letters
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 d267.” Manuscript Verse Miscellanies, 1700–1820, edited by Betty A. Schellenberg, Simon Fraser University, Accessed .

Created 2019-09-04 1:13:44 PM
Updated 2023-12-15 10:13:29 AM
Feature Note
Author attributions

At least occasional given the examples provided in the catalogue description.


7 gatherings can clearly be seen along the spine, seemingly of 12 leaves each.

Quarter calf over marbled paper boards.

In poor shape.


Single dominant hand, with a few other hands appearing near the end.

Item formatting

Horizontal lines divide items, stylized to be thicker in the middle.

No other decorative features.

Original poetry

Possibly a poem titled "The birch," "by the late Revd. T. Wilson, many years Head Master of the Free Grammar School at Clitherol Lancashire." 

Page layout

Paginated throughout, even through large middle section left otherwise blank.