Scope and arrangement
A collection of twenty-two literary manuscripts by various writers, comprising nearly half of the content of The Keepsake for MDCCCXXXI. Submissions were sent to the editor, Frederick Mansel Reynolds, before 1831; few manuscripts are dated, but watermarks range from 1825 to 1830. Contributers include Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Lady Blessington, L.E.L., and over a dozen others.|||Bound in brown half morocco over marbled boards, with spine-titling in gilt; endpapers are watermarked "1834." With the ex-libris of Roderick Terry on the front paste-down.