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Con le annotation nel fine. A satire on Church life written by a Jesuit. Anagram pseudonym Acrostic on pages 819-821: Sebastiano Chiesa Reggiano Accademico Lepido.
Roll or listing of the dead benefactors of the theatrical gild, arranged by church-yard in Rome, Italy, from the 16th century CE. Includes appropriate prayers. "Facto et ordenato per li nobili hoi Misser francesco pogio Scriptori aplico: el Magnifico misser Gabriele delli rosci Conte palatino...et misser Julio matheo Guardiani: et miss[er] Cola Jacouello...et Antonio inferieri Camerlingo della dicta Compagnia."
Sermon in five parts to bring comfort to those condemned to death. Possibly a copy of a printed book, probably written in Italy. The end of the volume states "Protesta da farsi dal Condannato prima che si invova per andare alla morte."
14 Italian manuscripts bound together, regarding the politics of Italy, the Church, France, England, and the Holy Roman Empire.
This collection consists of a single calligraphy-manual, containing an alphabet of ornamented initials, each beginning an Italian verse, and instructions for writing, cutting a pen, etc. Elaborate birds, beasts, plants, mythological creatures. From Giarre's Alfabeto, 1797, and his Invento, 1801.
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.
Research notes of Léon Dorez (1864-1922), French scholar and librarian who specialized in the Italian humanists, with offprints of his published articles.
Fair copy of a collection of short biographies and historical texts. From the main title-page: "Raccolta d'istorie della nobile, e real famiglia de Medici the regnarono in Toscana. Tutte manoscritte. Divise in tre toms, con altro tomo contenente otto fatti tragici seguiti in tempo di governo."
Italian poetry codex
Chronicle of history of the Friuli area, Italy compiled ca. 1511 and continued to 1543. Contents cover period 1490 to 1543, arranged chronologically. Written in northern Italian vernacular in a variety of scripts and by different hands over several decades. Records land and family transactions in villages surrounding Friuli, including: Buin, Coloreto, Amelia, Pavia, Pagna, Nels, Artegna, Pers, Feletto, Udine, Carnia, Codroipo, S. Lorenzo, and Blauso.
An unpublished historical work on one of the great monastaries of the Western Church, Subiaco, established by St. Benedict, and its surrounding territories in central Italy.
- Italy 3
- Florence (Italy) 2
- Account books -- Italy 1
- Authors, Italian -- 19th century 1
- Calligraphy -- Italy 1
- Calligraphy -- Specimens 1
- Copybooks -- Italy 1
- England 1
- European literature -- Renaissance, 1450-1600 -- History and criticism 1
- Fables, French 1
- France 1
- France -- Intellectual life -- 18th century 1
- France -- Social life and customs -- 18th century 1
- French poetry -- 18th century 1
- Friuli (Italy) -- History -- 16th century 1
- Holy Roman Empire 1
- Hospitalers -- Italy 1
- Humanism -- Italy 1
- Italy -- History -- 18th century 1
- Parma and Piacenza (Duchy) 1
- Rome (Italy) 1
- Salons 1
- Subiaco (Italy) 1
- Tales -- France 1
- Theater -- Italy -- History -- 16th century 1
- Verse satire 1
- Women -- France -- Biography 1 ∧ less
- Argental, Charles-Augustin de Ferriol, comte d', 1700-1788 1
- Chiesa, Sebastiano, -1678? 1
- De Lama, Giuseppe, 1757-1833 1
- Dorez, Léon, 1864-1922 1
- Giarrè, Gaetano 1