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Title
Amoenitates Cantabrigiensis : manuscript, 1845
Name/Creator
Holden, Herbert A., creator
Pliny, the Younger
Plato.
Begley, Walter, 1845-1905, former owner.
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.HOUGH:3163260 
Location
Networked Resource

Houghton
Language
English
Language
Latin
Language
grc
Description
1 v. (ca. 250 leaves) ; 23 cm.
Form/Genre
text

Commonplace books-England-19th century.

Poems-England-19th century.

Riddles (document genres).

print
Subject
Numeration ;  Greek poetry -- Texts ;  Latin poetry -- Texts ;  Greek language -- Numerals

Category
Manuscripts and records

Latin

Individual reading

Greek

English

Commonplace books

19 century

Note
Commonplace book, containing classical and contemporary poems by Pliny, Plato, Holden, and others; linguistic notes; riddles; and excerpts from texts concerning Greek numbering, education, and other topics.

Autograph manuscript, signed.

Title from cover.

Bound in blue straight-grained morocco, rebacked with calf.

Holden was a Fellow and assistant tutor at Trinity College, Cambridge (inscription, front flyleaf).

Some poems are in Latin and Greek.

MS Eng 569.67. Houghton Library, Harvard University.