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  • Death's Duel by John Donne

    Book, Quarto, Engraving, Illustration, Image

    This text shows John Donne (1572–1631) contemplating and rehearsing the circumstances of his own death. Deaths Duell i...

  • First edition of John Donne's Poems, 1633

    Book, Quarto, Engraving, Illustration, Image

    This is the first edition of John Donne’s collected poems, printed in 1633, two years after he died. In his lifetime, ...

  • Sir Walter Raleigh's Notebook for his History of t...

    Manuscript, Quarto

    This is a manuscript notebook compiled by Sir Walter Raleigh (1554–1618) during his imprisonment for treason in the Towe...

  • The Book of Sir Thomas Wyatt

    Manuscript, Quarto

    This manuscript is known as the Book of Sir Thomas Wyatt. Wyatt (1503–1542) was a diplomat, courtier and poet. In the ro...

  • The Book of the Courtier, 1588

    Book, Quarto

    Il Libro del Cortegiano or The Book of The Courtier was written by Count Baldassare Castiglione (1478–1529), and was fir...

  • The Devonshire Manuscript

    Manuscript, Quarto

    This hand-written volume, known as the Devonshire Manuscript, is an anthology of courtly love poems made by members of H...