Beinecke Osborn c111

Title Anecdota 1700.
Archive Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Call Number Beinecke Osborn c111
Complete Yes

Anonymous, ca. 1700.

Tie binding.

66 items.

Largely political satire.

Format Small octavo
Book Size 16cm x 9cm
Filled Page Count 177 pages
Item Count 66
Poem Count 63
First Line Index Yes
Digitized No
Additional Genres Prose
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 c111.” Manuscript Verse Miscellanies, 1700–1820, edited by Betty A. Schellenberg, Simon Fraser University, Accessed .

Created 2019-09-04 1:13:44 PM
Updated 2023-07-19 4:13:24 PM
Feature Note
Author attributions



Full calf; gilt decoration on spine; tie binding.


Single, except for the three final pages and possibly the Table of Contents.

Indications of use

Cover very worn, especially at location of tie binding.

Items crossed out and a number of pages cut out after the index.

Item formatting

Heavy rising stroke at the ends of poems.

Some slightly larger, relatively decorative poem titles.

Original poetry

Possibly, most items are unattributed and a number of them not in First Line Index.

Page layout


Table of Contents

Yes, an index at the end.

Title page

Yes: "Anecdota 1700. Honi soit qui mal y pense."