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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz VF (Byron, G.) (1813. St. James's Chronicle)
6 clippings, various sizes; 6 clippings, various sizes
A collection of six clippings, removed from the album of Byronana which also formerly housed Byron's 30 April 1814 autograph letter to Clio Rickman (B 0186), along with several other Byron-related manuscripts and printed material. Included here... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Lace pattern book)
1 volume (39 pages of content 264 total leaves), 125 mm; 1 volume (39 pages of content 264 total leaves), 125 mm
Small duodecimo notebook containing thirty-seven pen and ink lace patterns, one unfinished pattern in pencil, and one partial pencil sketch of a shirt. Buff boards stamped "1807" on spine; marbled endpapers. Watermark date of "1803." With an... more
Casti, Giovanni Battista, 1724-1803
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 volumes, 26 cm; 2 volumes, 26 cm
A fair copy, in an unidentified hand, of Casti's verse satire à clef on the court of Catherine the Great, set in the Mongolian Empire under the rule of Genghis Khan. Volumes in contemporary boards with manuscript spine labels. Pages unnumbered,... more
Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | *Pforz BT (Moore, T.) 03
1 volume (104 total leaves many pages blank), 23 cm; 1 volume (104 total leaves many pages blank), 23 cm
Chiefly composed of copies, in Moran's hand, of letters by Thomas Moore (most to Leigh Hunt, as published in The Tatler in January of 1831) and various Moore-related press clippings (poems, reviews, etc.); also with copies some of Moran's own... more
S. & W. Brown, (milliners & dress-makers)
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
11 pages (3 double sheets), 30 cm; 11 pages (3 double sheets), 30 cm
S. W. Brown, milliners dress-makers of Edinburgh. Itemized tally of Sir Walter Scott's purchases between May 1818 and March 1823, for dresses and other articles for Scott's wife and daughters. Includes many items for the 1820 wedding of Scott's... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
53 items
The Shelleys of Castle Goring and of Michelgrove, in the county of Sussex, England. A collection of fifty-three manuscript legal documents relating both to close and more distant family members of Percy Bysshe Shelley, the English poet. Chiefly... more
Sadler, Robert, 1754-1839
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
38 manuscript pages (9 double sheets 1 quadruple sheet), 21 cm; 38 manuscript pages (9 double sheets 1 quadruple sheet), 21 cm
Robert Sadler, draper and author (cf. Auto-biography of John Britton, p. 341-344). Manuscript copy in ink, an unknown contemporary hand, of Robert Sadler's anonymously published 1791 poem.
Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | *Pforz BT (Moore, T.) 02
1 volume (120 manuscript pages 67 total leaves), 23 cm; 1 volume (120 manuscript pages 67 total leaves), 23 cm
Contemporary copy in an unknown hand of the 1819 fourteenth edition published by James Carpenter in London, though here the title page is dated 1821 and the "imprint" is excised. Bound in quarter calf and marbled boards with worn gilt spine... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 volume (68 manuscript pages + 11 inserts), 31 cm; 1 volume (68 manuscript pages + 11 inserts), 31 cm
Reversed calf album with marbled endpapers and 78 total leaves (many blank), containing transcripts of letters by and about Shelley family members, Shelley family pedigrees, and various genealogical notes tracing the Shelleys from the Norman... more
Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
3 pages (1 double sheet 1 single sheet), various sizes; 3 pages (1 double sheet 1 single sheet), various sizes
Copied passages in an unidentified hand, including: an account of Byron's last speech in the House of Lords ("... he was in a state of most humorous exaltation after his display ..."); a copy of Byron's 5 Oct 1814 letter to the Countess of... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
4 pages (double sheet), 33 cm (folio); 4 pages (double sheet), 33 cm (folio)
· Manuscript poem copied in the hand of "Miss Hazlet" [possibly Margaret Hazlitt (1770-1841)]. Nine ten-line stanzas; begins, "Oh! shame to thee, land of the Gaul, / Oh! shame to thy children and thee ...." Published in various 19th century... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 page (single sheet), 23 cm x 18.5 cm; 1 page (single sheet), 23 cm x 18.5 cm
Letter of unidentified subject matter, with a watermark date of 1795, addressed to "Mr Godwin / Polygon / Somers Town"; begins, "Unwilling to suffer the original which I have transcribed on the opposite side of the sheet to quit my own custody... more
Bowring, John, 1792-1872
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS+ (Bowring)
1 volume (70 items), 33 cm; 1 volume (70 items), 33 cm
Red half morocco album with gilt spine titling ("MSS. / BOWRING / CORRESPONDENCE / 1822-1854"), containing 59 manuscript letters addressed to John Bowring, the English politician, diplomat and writer. Includes letters to Bowring in his capacities... more
Cobbold, Richard, 1797-1877
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Cobbold, R.)
1 volume (95 manuscript pages 56 total leaves), ill, 22 cm; 1 volume (95 manuscript pages 56 total leaves), ill, 22 cm
Richard Cobbold, English novelist and Church of England clergyman. Gilt red morocco notebook containing holograph account of Richard Cobbold's month's-long tour of France and Belgium, with his companion, Mr. Danneley, in the summer of 1817.... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
[2] 48 [49-131] p, 19.5 cm; [2] 48 [49-131] p, 19.5 cm
Manuscript copy from the original Vatican record of the deaths of the Cenci family (p. 1-48). Followed by another manuscript copy from Vatican records, that of a famous poisoner's case, titled, "Relazione dell'esemplare quistizia Sequita in Roma... more
Montgomery, H
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 p. (single sheet), 23 x 19.5 cm; 2 p. (single sheet), 23 x 19.5 cm
H. Montgomery, Mary Rhoads and S. Rhoads remain unidentified. Nine quatrains in ink, on laid paper : (MISC 0988) : begins, "Ah! busy Memory how sharp thy stings / When Joys departed are the painful theme ..."; inscription following poem reads in... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | *Pforz BT (Shelley, M. 02)
1 volume (230 leaves), 26 cm; 1 volume (230 leaves), 26 cm
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... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Library
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz (RECAP 0007)
23 manuscript boxes
Originally housed in his Park Avenue apartment, the Carl H. Pforzheimer Library moved to a suite in midtown Manhattan after Pforzheimer's death in 1957. There, Kenneth Neill Cameron, leading Shelley scholar of the time, continued his work as... more
Clairmont, Wilhelm Charles Gaulis, 1831-1895
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
ca. 400 items
Holograph diary, 1861 : (CL'ANA 0177) : in English. Shelved in Pforz BT.
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Leisure hours amusement of a young lady)
1 volume ([18] 138 [139-292] p.), 24.3 cm; 1 volume ([18] 138 [139-292] p.), 24.3 cm
Though neither the young lady nor E.S.U. could be identified, there are some clues as to their identities. One poem in the first part is addressed "To B. P. by her friend Miss Taylor of Godington Hall." B. P. is certainly the dedicatee of the... more
Nicholes, Eleanor L.
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
130 leaves, 28 cm; 130 leaves, 28 cm
Unpublished essay in two editrorial states, planned to be issued with plates of Peacock's privately printed Greek poem, "A white-bait dinner at Lovegrove's at Blackway, July 1851," along with his literal Latin translation, and John Cam Hobhouse's... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
6 volumes (containing 748 items)
Best remembered for her Journal of Conversations with Lord Byron, Marguerite Gardner, Countess of Blessington, was active in British literary circles of the first half of the nineteenth century. She published several novels, and edited a handful... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | *Pforz BT (Cenci) 01
[44] pages (23 total leaves), 21 cm; [44] pages (23 total leaves), 21 cm
Manuscript account of the murder of Francesco Cenci by Beatrice Cenci and her siblings; copied in the hand of the English painter and antiquarian Seymour Stocker Kirkup, from a manuscript collated with the original sixteenth-century codex in the... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | *Pforz BT (Cenci) 04
[2] 93 pages (50 total leaves), 19 cm; [2] 93 pages (50 total leaves), 19 cm
Late seventeenth-early eighteenth century Italian manuscript account of the life and death Francesco Cenci, and the ensuing murder trial and deaths of Beatrice Cenci and her siblings. With a later pencil drawing on the half-title of the "Cenci... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Marks, J. L.)
1 volume (74 numbered pages 7 unnumbered pages) + 1 insert (single sheet), 20 cm; 1 volume (74 numbered pages 7 unnumbered pages) + 1 insert (single sheet), 20 cm
Includes 146 recipes of which 124 are culinary, sixteen are medicinal, and five are for household cleansers. Recipes cover how to make cowslip wine, ginger beer, walnut catsup, force meat balls, a cheap pea soup from Mr. Soyer, bottled fruit from... more
Parker, Hubert Thomas
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Parker, H. T.)
1 volume (77 total leaves several blank), ill, 26 cm; 1 volume (77 total leaves several blank), ill, 26 cm
The Rev. Hubert Thos. Parker could not be identified. Places mentioned in the scrapbook suggest he may have lived in or around Worcester, England. Artist signatures include: Mary Parker, Eliz[abe]th Horsley, M. Thornicraft, L. Paget, S. Smith of... more
Shelley, Percy Florence, Sir, 1819-1889
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | *Pforz BT (Shelley, P. F.) 01
1 volume (96 total leaves many blank), ill, 31 cm; 1 volume (96 total leaves many blank), ill, 31 cm
Rundall, Mary Ann, -1839
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Rundall, M. A.)
1 volume (80 total leaves some blank), ill, 24 cm; 1 volume (80 total leaves some blank), ill, 24 cm
Manuscript reproductions of hieroglyphic symbols from the mnemonic History of England recently published by Mary Ann Rundall, an educational writer who ran a girls' school in Bath. Each page of symbols followed by a page of "Definitions." Paper... more
Grose, John, active 1822-1824
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Grose, J.)
2 volumes, 23 cm; 2 volumes, 23 cm
John Grose and his grandson, William H. Dunsford, could not be identified. Two volumes, numbered "3d Vol" (1822) and "Vol. 5th" (1824); each with 384 numbered pages of miscellaneous verse in a small, calligraphic hand. Selections comprise a wide... more