Newfoundland's first book of English poetry, by Robert Hayman. Originally published in London by Elizabeth Allde in 1628. The front page reads 'Quodlibets, Lately Come Over from New Britaniola, Old Newfound-land: Epigrams and other small parcels, both Morall and Divine. The first foure Bookes being the Authors owne: the rest translated out of that Excellent Epigrammatist, Mr. John Owen, and other rare Authors: With two Epistles of that excellently wittie Doctor, Francis Rablais: Translated out of his French at large. All of them Composed and done at Harbour-Grace in Britaniola, anciently called Newfound-Land / By R.H. Sometimes Gouernour of the Plantation there.'

Copy courtesy of the Centre for Newfoundland Studies, Memorial University Library, St. John's, Newfoundland.

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