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[MANUSCRIPT COMMONPLACE]. [Mid nineteenth-century manuscript commonplace book].

[s.l.]. [s.n.], [c.1840].
Quarto. [36]ff and three inserted notes, remaining leaves blank. Finely bound in full red morocco, boards gilt with triple fillet, flat-spine in five compartments with central star-burst tool to each. Marbled endpapers, A.E.G. Rubbed to extremities.
Excerpts, mostly poetic, include examples in English and Italian, such as Samuel Rogers' 'To a friend on his marriage', here titled 'To a young Gentleman on his approaching Nuptials', Lapraik's 'Matrimonial Verses' and Thomas Dale's 'The Widow of Nain'.
£ 350.00 Antiquates Ref: 10216