Facsimile of the manuscript of Milton's Minor poems : preserved in the library of Trinity College, Cambridge.
- Other records:
- Cambridge [Eng.] : The University Press, 1899.
7 p., 47 leaves, 47 leaves of plates : facsims. ; 41 cm.
- Milton, John, 1608-1764 -- Manuscripts -- Facsimiles.
Manuscripts, English -- England -- Cambridge -- Facsimiles.
- Place of Publication:
- England Cambridge.
Song: "Blest pair of Sirens"
Letter to a friend: Sonnet II
Another draft of the same letter
Upon the circumcision
Sonnets VIII, IX, and X
First sketch of Paradise lost
Notes from Old Testament history
Notes from early English history
Notes for poems on Scripture subjects: Abram from Morea, Baptistes, Sodom, Adam unparadiz'd
Notes from Scotch stories: Moabitides or Phineas. Christus patiens
Sonnets XIII, XII, XIV, XIII, and XIV, XII, and XI, XI, XV, and XVI, XVII, and "On the forcers of Conscience," Sonnets XXI (in part) and XXII, XXIII.
- Preface signed: William Aldis Wright.
The manuscript, mainly in Milton's own hand, written between 1633 and 1648, includes several drafts of some of the poems, and many corrections.
Each facsimile is accompanied by a transcription of the text in ordinary type.
- Local notes:
- Milton Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Joseph A. Wittreich in honor of Stuart A. Curran.
Penn Libraries Milton Collection copy has bookplate of Thomas Edward Watson on front pastedown.
- Penn Provenance:
- Curran, Stuart A. (honoree) (Milton Collection copy)
Wittreich, Joseph Anthony (donor) (Milton Collection copy)
Watson, Thomas Edward (bookplate) (Milton Collection copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Wright, William Aldis, 1831-1914.
Trinity College (University of Cambridge)
Stuart Curran-Joseph Wittreich Milton Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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