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Title
Holograph copybook, The Esdaile Notebook
Names
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 (Author)
Shelley, Harriet, 1795-1816 (Author)
Shelley, Harriet, 1795-1816 (Former owner)
Esdaile, Eliza Ianthe Shelley (Former owner)
Esdaile, Eliza Margaret (Former owner)
Worrall, Lettice Annie Esdaile (Former owner)
Collection

Percy Bysshe Shelley manuscript material

Series I. Writings

Poetry

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1808 - 1815 (Questionable)
Table of Contents
To Harriet ("Whose is the love"). -- A sabbath Walk. -- The Crisis. -- Passion. -- To Harriet ("Never o never"). -- Falshood & Vice. -- To the Emperors of Russia & Austria. -- To November. -- Written on a beautiful day in Spring. -- On leaving London for Wales. -- A winters day. -- To Liberty. -- On Robert Emmets tomb. -- A Tale of Society as it is from 1811. -- The solitary. -- The Monarchs funeral. -- To the Republicans of North America. -- Written at Cwm Ellan 1811. -- To Death. -- Dark Spirit of the desart rude. -- The pale, the cold & the moony smile. -- Death spurning rocks! -- The Tombs. -- To Harriet ("It is not blasphemy"). -- Sonnet To Harriet On her birth day August 1, 1812. -- Sonnet To a balloon, laden with Knowledge. -- Sonnet On launching some bottles. -- Sonnet On waiting for a wind. -- To Harriet ("Harriet! thy kiss to my soul is dear"). -- Mary to the Sea-Wind. -- A retrospect of Times of Old. -- The Voyage. -- A Dialogue. -- How eloquent are eyes! -- Hopes that bud in youthful breasts. -- Moonbeam! leave the shadowy dale. -- Advertisement. -- To Mary I. -- To Mary II. -- To Mary III. -- To the Lover of Mary. -- Dares the Lama. -- I will kneel at thine altar. -- Fragment of a Poem. -- On an Icicle. -- Cold are the Blasts. -- Henry & Louisa. -- A Translation of the Marsellois Hymn. -- Written in very early youth. -- Zeinab and Kathema. -- The Retrospect, Cwm Elan 1812. -- The wandering Jews soliloquy. -- To Ianthe. -- Evening-to Harriet. -- To Harriet ("Thy look of love"). -- Full many a mind. -- To Harriet ("Oh Harriet love like mine"). -- Late was the night. -- To St Irvyne.
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz MS (PBS 0237)
Genres
Poetry
Manuscripts
Notebooks
Notes
Citation/reference: SC 372: volume IV, page 924
Publications: "The Esdaile notebook: a volume of early poems", edited by Kenneth Neill Cameron, was published in 1964.
Funding: Digitized through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 volume (183 manuscript pages; 140 total leaves); 19 cm
Half-bound in original red roan and marbled boards; within quarter green morocco and linen clam-shell case with gilt spine titling.
Description
Contains fifty-six or fifty-seven early fair copy poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley, and one or two probably by Harriet Shelley.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17040453
MSS Unit ID: 19614
Archives EAD ID: 1746875
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 17.01.6006
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0e0ffa20-4619-0134-6882-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1792: Creator Born
  • 1808: Created (Approximate)
  • 1822: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Holograph copybook, The Esdaile Notebook" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1808 - 1815. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b383ddc0-19ec-2cbe-e040-e00a18066030

Chicago/Turabian Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Holograph copybook, The Esdaile Notebook" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 10, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b383ddc0-19ec-2cbe-e040-e00a18066030

APA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. (1808 - 1815). Holograph copybook, The Esdaile Notebook Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b383ddc0-19ec-2cbe-e040-e00a18066030

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Holograph copybook, The Esdaile Notebook