Trevelyon Miscellany

Trevelyon Miscellany

London (United Kindgom) — 1608

Trevelyon Miscellany

MS V. b. 232 Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington D. C., United States)
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Trevelyon Miscellany

The Trevelyon Miscellany is a manuscript miscellany covering topics spanning various religious, historical, social, and practical themes adapted from various sources. It is named after Thomas Trevelyon, who compiled the work in London in 1608 and furnished it with various handwritten notes and drawings, many of them hand colored. These drawings were largely modelled on woodcuts and engravings and the manuscript is best known for its embroidery patterns, which comprise nearly 100 pages. The text is divided into five parts: historical and practical information; a Biblical chronology and genealogy, a list of British monarchs; Biblical and secular verses and parables; patterns for embroidery and woodwork; a list of the sheriffs and mayors of London.

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Alternative Titles
Trevelyon-Sammelband
Trevelyon Miscellany of 1608
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Available facsimile editions:
Limited Edition: 950 copies
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#1 The Trevelyon Miscellany of 1608

Limited Edition: 950 copies
Commentary: 1 volume by Heather Wolfe
Language: English
1 volume: This facsimile is not complete. Facsimile and commentary are housed in one volume in this edition, with the commentary printed in a separate section. Reproduction of the entire original document as detailed as possible (scope, format, colors). The pages are represented on a larger white background. The binding may not correspond to the original or current document binding.
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