Beinecke Osborn c180

Title A Collection of Hymns from Dr. Watts; Doddridge and Others. Being a suppliment to a larger collection; Westharptree, 1771-1787.
Archive Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Call Number Beinecke Osborn c180
Complete Yes

Anonymous, 1771–1787.

Title page has pasted-in printed device of dove, book, and "IHS".

75 items.

Most items taken from Watts' Hymns and Spiritual Songs (1707).

Format Octavo
Book Size 15cm x 9cm
Filled Page Count 88 pages
Item Count 75
Poem Count 75
First Line Index Yes
Digitized No
Additional Genres
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 c180.” 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 4:32:38 PM
Feature Note
Author attributions

Regular; indicated by the title page and cross-references to sources.


Post-bound. Writing goes into the gutters and to the edges of pages; no blank pages.

Calf with gilt border.

Decorations - printed

Glued-in printed device of dove and book and IHS – glued over “Vol. 2” on Title Page.


Single, careful and neat.

Indications of use

Last two leaves seem water-stained along the edges.

The compiler cross-references sources.


“The End” on final page with decorative date October 3 1787.

Page layout

Paginated (pagination ends at p. 76, with p. 87 marked later, but in fact it is p. 86).

Items are numbered.

Title page

Yes, "A Collection Of Hymns From Dr. Watts; Doddridge And Others. Being A Suppliment to A larger Collection; Westharptree, written in the year 1771."

Also a glued-in printed device of dove and book and IHS – glued over “Vol. 2”

Followed by a motto.