16469

LADY’S EXERCISE FOR HER TUTOR?

Manuscript verse headed •To Mr Mathias with the following translations from Petrarch.'

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Folio, 5 pages, containing 168 lines of verse, written in one hand, with 3 blank pages, the whole lightly aged, final blank leaf split, the whole has been folded.

£350.00

SKU: 16469

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A translation into English of some excerpt verses of Petrarch undertaken by a student or mature lady?, done as an exercise for approval. The recipient was Thomas James Mathias (1754?-1835), satirist & Latin scholar. The manuscript is docketed in manuscript ñMrs Wilmotî, the writer? Or could this be Mrs Wilmot, the actress?