Extracts from Clare and other authors, by G. Silverlock : manuscript. - 1839-1847.
3 cm of textual records.
The fonds consists of one ms. copy (1 vol. 299 pp.) of the 1839 edition of John Clare's "Shepherd's calendar with village stories and other poems" transcribed by G. Silverlock and presented to his son Orestes Silverlock. The text includes an introduction from "Village minstrel" as well as poems from other works by Clare. The work is written in fine calligraphy and includes a hand drawn frontispiece, title page, and publishers advertisements. Accompanying the ms. is one item of correspondence from E. Blunden to Mrs. Wrangham discussing the text.
- Title from content of the fonds.
- Extent is measured in linear metres of shelf space as occupied by the fonds.
- Purchased in 1971 from Bernard Quaritch catalogue 910 item #823.
Call number: GA 329