Beinecke Osborn c548

Title Untitled
Archive Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Call Number Beinecke Osborn c548
Complete Yes

Hubbard, ca. 1710.

25 poems. 

Includes anonymous poetry on English reformers, pastorals, and other poems by known and attributed authors.

Format Quarto
Book Size 17.8 x 12.3cm
Filled Page Count 30 leaves
Item Count 22
Poem Count 21
First Line Index Yes
Digitized No
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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 c548.” Manuscript Verse Miscellanies, 1700–1820, edited by Betty A. Schellenberg, Simon Fraser University, Accessed .

Created 2019-09-04 1:13:44 PM
Updated 2023-12-14 2:19:09 PM
First Line Context
It must be done, my Soul; but 'tis a strange

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Local title: George Upon Death

Attributed author: George[?]

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Wife and Servant are the same

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Feature Note
Author attributions



Pre-bound. Many blanks.

Contemporary full leather, blind-tooled.


Single hand, miniscule writing. 

Indications of use

Full of pen trials, writing of names, and  calculations. 


Verso pages tend to be blank except to complete poems.

Ownership mark

Inscription in cypher on p. 6: "Mary Hubbard."

Inscriptions of "John Hubbard" and others, p. 20 and throughout. 

Page layout

Hand-drawn horizontal lines between items.

Writing is quite crowded.