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Byron's English bards and Scotch reviewers

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 647
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Byron's English bards and Scotch reviewers
Date(s): [1816]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume containing 82 leaves
Name of creator(s): Unknown
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Administrative/Biographical history:

English bards and Scotch reviewers...a satire, was written by George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron of Rochdale, and first published by James Cawthorn of London in 1809.


Scope and content/abstract:

Manuscript copy of the third edition, published in 1810, of Byron's English bards and Scotch reviewers...a satire, inscribed 'With Miss Wilson's respectful compliments'. This is followed by a 22-line poem, entitled 'Enigma', and comprising a riddle on the letter H, by C.M. Fanshawe.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Single item.

Conditions governing access:

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Access to archive collections may be restricted under the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Collection level description.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Bought from K.J. Bredon in 1965.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Oct 2001

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