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Literary manuscripts. 17th and 18th century poetry from the Brotherton Library, University of Leeds

Contains complete facsimile images of 190 manuscripts of 17th and 18th century verse held in the celebrated Brotherton Collection at the University of Leeds. Additional features include interactive essays, biographies, a paleography section with transcriptions and alphabets, and a large selection of color images demonstrating over 320 examples of 17th and 18th century English handwriting. The database is searchable in many different ways such as keyword, word in first line, word in last line, author, title, etc. Also the search may be limited by such criteria as verse length, verse form, date range, etc. Adam Matthew

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