Cushing/Rare PR 2245 .A1 1663 Henry White
Printed exemplum of Donne's Poems (London, 1633) with over twenty MS textual emendations in an unidentified near-contemporary hand in ten poems. Mid-17th century.
DnJ 4162: John Donne, Poems
Owned in 1815 by Henry White, of the Cathedral Close, Lichfield, and before 1913 by R.R. Belshaw, of Dublin. Afterwards in the Belfast Library and Society for Promoting Knowledge and then owned by Alan Haughton. Sotheby's, 15 December 1982, lot 50, and 21 July 1983, lot 18A, to Maggs.
Recorded (as the ‘Henry White Volume’) in Peter Beal, ‘More Donne Manuscripts’, John Donne Journal, 6/2 (1987), 213-18 (p. 214).
Cushing/Rare PR2248 .A44 1654
An exemplum of the 1654 issue of the printed edition, interleaved and copiously annotated by the Rev. T.R. O' Flahertie (fl.1861-94), of Capel, near Dorking, Surrey, book collector.
DnJ 4157: John Donne, Letters to Severall Persons of Honour
Sotheby's, 25-27 July 1899, lot 385, to Tregaskis. Sotheby's, 29 February 1932 (through Dobell) to I.A. Shapiro. Sold, among Shapiro's other volumes of Donne, at Sotheby's, 16 December 2004, lot 79, illustrated in the sale catalogue.