LATIN VERSE. Four manuscripts (written in 18th century hands) including: Tanacei Libellus Elegiacus, inscribed on the title page 'Chelintiades Elegiae Quinque', 74 pages, 140 x 95 mm; Sylvani Marischalchi Amores, comprising verses, some after Catullus, quotations from Sir Thomas More, Erasmus and others, 2 pages in French, together 31 pages, 120 x 85 mm, blank leaves; Johannis Russelli Epigrammata, 118 epigrams transcribed by Matthew Stoneham Sen., theologian and headmaster of Norwich, 150 pages, 180 x 135 mm; The Odes of Horace, translated into English by Matthew Towers from the 1742 edition of P. Sanadon, 10 October 1752, 112 pages, 180 x 108 mm.
Provenance. Richard Monckton Milnes, 1st Lord Houghton (gilt stamps); Robert Marquess of Crewe (bookplates). (4)