Folger MS W.a.119

Title Untitled
Archive Folger Shakespeare Library
Call Number Folger MS W.a.119
Complete Yes

Anonymous, ca. 1800.

42 items, 25 poems.

Contains four page "Follies and Vices" set, and five poems by members of the Della Cruscans.

Format Octavo
Book Size
Filled Page Count 93 pages
Item Count 42
Poem Count 25
First Line Index Yes
Digitized No
Additional Genres Notes, Prose, 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.


Folger MS W.a.119.” Manuscript Verse Miscellanies, 1700–1820, edited by Betty A. Schellenberg, Simon Fraser University, Accessed .

Created 2019-09-04 1:13:45 PM
Updated 2023-07-25 11:11:09 AM
Feature Note
Author attributions

Regular or frequent; unattributed items are very short extracts only; otherwise, author or source seem to be given.


Pre-bound paperbook. Incomplete—half of the book is completely blank. 

Contemporary calf binding with simple gold decoration.



Item formatting

Simple horizontal line between items.

Ownership mark

Compiler might be sister of a man with initials R.R. – there is a note from him addressed to his sister, with a Sheridan poem.