Copy, in a professional rounded hand, on three pages of a pair of conjugate folio leaves. Late 17th century.
MaA 454: Andrew Marvell, Advice to a Painter to draw the Duke by (‘Spread a large canvass, Painter, to containe’)
Inscribed in pencil on the third page ‘Dobell’, presumably the bookseller.
First published [in London], 1679. A Collection of Poems on Affairs of State (London, 1689), as by ‘A-M-l, Esq’. Thompson III, 399-403. Margoliouth, I, 214-18, as by Henry Savile. POAS, I, 213-19, as anonymous. Recorded in Osborne, pp. 40-2, as by Henry Savile.
Copy, untitled, on three pages of a pair of conjugate folio leaves. Mid-17th century.
SuJ 95: John Suckling, The Wits (A Sessions of the Poets) (‘A Sessions was held the other day’)
This MS collated in Clayton and in Beaurline, loc. cit.
First published in Fragmenta Aurea (London, 1646). Clayton, pp. 71-6. L.A. Beaurline, ‘An Editorial Experiment: Suckling's A Session of the Poets’, Studies in Bibliography, 16 (1963), 43-60.