Giuseppe de Lama bound book of annotated poems
Bound book of poems, annotated. Fair copy (holograph?) made apparently to present to the dedicatee, "Madame la Comtesse Blanche Uggeri de la Somaglia" (Somaglia, Bianca Uggeri Capece della, 1743-1822, of Piacenza). The volume includes social verses with semi-biographical notes on the Parisians who inspired them and their own poems. There are also some political allusions.
- 1795 - 1796
- De Lama, Giuseppe, 1757-1833 (Person)
Language of Materials
French, one Italian piece, translations from English and Italian.
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Biography of Giuseppe de Lama
Guiseppe de Lama, 1756-1833, was from Parma. He had a Spanish father and a brother, Pierrin, in the service of the Duchess of Parma. de Lama traveled to Paris in 1785-1793 to broaden his mind; while there, he was introduced into the salons by the d'Argental and Pothodn families.
1 volume : Contemporary calf binding marbled with yellow, green, red; gold-tooled florid frame. Later paper labels: "Manuscritte. Prose e Versi." ; No taller than 25 cm.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Libreria Antiquaria Mediolanum.
Previously numbered MS Y210. Page numbers [in brackets] in this inventory are inferred; page numbers without brackets are numbered in the volume.
- Argental, Charles-Augustin de Ferriol, comte d', 1700-1788
- Authors, Italian -- 19th century
- Fables, French
- France -- Intellectual life -- 18th century
- France -- Social life and customs -- 18th century
- French poetry -- 18th century
- Italy -- History -- 18th century
- Jolly family
- Parma and Piacenza (Duchy)
- Somaglia, Bianca Uggeri Capece della, 1743-1822
- Tales -- France
- Vimeux family
- Women -- France -- Biography
- Guide to the Giuseppe de Lama Manuscript
- Giuseppe de Lama bound book of annotated poems
- Finding aid prepared by alh, January 8, 1974. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2005.
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Giuseppe de Lama bound book of annotated poems, MS C104, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.