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Manuscripts

Manuscripts Division
Firestone Library
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Princeton, NJ 08540
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Curator of Manuscripts
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Of note is Princeton manuscript AM 14401. This 17th-century commonplace book "contains versions of the two earliest substantial pieces of pornographic writing in English, the verse play Sodom and a prose translation of part of the Satyra Sotadica of Nicholas Chorier." (p. 359 in A.S.G. Edwards, "Libertine Literature in Restoration England. Princeton MS AM 14401." in The Book Collector Vol. 25, No. 3 [Autumn, 1976].)