Quodlibets

Quodlibets.
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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