File NLW MS 16546D. - Sir Charles Hanbury Williams poetry,

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NLW MS 16546D.


Sir Charles Hanbury Williams poetry,


  • [early 19 cent.]. (Creation)

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vi, 124 ff. (original foliation 1-71, 73-119 continued to end; ff. ii-vi, 74a, 97a, 120-123 blank; text mostly on rectos) ;320 x 200 mm.Half leather; 'Sir Chas H. Williams's Poems' (ink on spine).Many leaves cut out after f. 119.Many leaves cut out after f. 119

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Book plate, [1892x1916], of Baron Llangattock inside front cover.

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Messrs Bernard Quaritch; London; Purchase; December 1958

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Transcripts, [early 19th cent.] (watermark 1803), in an unknown hand, of odes, ballads, dialogues and satirical letters of English political interest, composed by Sir Charles Hanbury Williams in the period 1732-1745.
With the exception of 'To Kitty Walker' (f. 62), all the works appear, with mostly minor variations, in The Works of the Right Honourable Sir Chas. Hanbury Williams..., 3 vols (London, 1822). The contents list (f. i recto-verso) includes titles of additional poems, after f. 119, which were subsequently cut from the volume.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 16546D.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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October 2006.


  • English



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Description compiled by Rhys Morgan Jones;

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  • Text: NLW MS 16546D; $q - Many leaves cut out after f. 119.