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Edward Cruse commonplace book

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0759
This item is a commonplace book with original writing by Edward Cruse, including riddles, conundrums, acrostics, rebus, and charades written in Brighton, United Kingdom, in 1867. There is currently no biographical information on the creator Edward Cruse.

Dates

  • 1867

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information. Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

.167 Cubic Feet (1 legal size folder)

Biographical / Historical

There is currently no biographical information on the creator Edward Cruse.

Content Description

Rewritten from dealer description:

This item is a commonplace book with original writing by Edward Cruse, including riddles, conundrums, acrostics, rebus, and charades. A book of 123 numbered pages with a profusion of manuscript word puzzles of all sorts. It includes double and triple acrostic puzzles, charades and numbered charades, logographs, impromptu, triangular puzzles, rebuses, rhyming word puzzles, translocations, anagrams and much more. Measures 8" x 6 1/2". The item was written in Brighton, United Kingdom in 1867.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This item was purchased from Eclectibles in April 2016.

Processing Information

This item was processed by Kristen Diehl in September 2016.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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Baltimore MD 21218 USA