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Ms. Codex 965 - Pommereu, J.-B. de - Memoire sur la province de Bretagne
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Author:
Pommereu, J.-B. de.
Title:
Memoire sur la province de Bretagne [manuscript].
Origin:
[France, after 1691]
Physical description:
126 leaves : paper ; 249 x 185 (178 x 130) mm. bound to 257 x 200 mm.
Summary:
Treatise on the geography and history of the province of Bretagne, supposedly compiled by J.-B. de Pommereu, intendant of Bretagne, at the request of the Duke de Beauvilliers, governor of the Duke of Burgundy, for the instruction of the royal pupil (according to Zacour-Hirsch's account of bookseller's information).
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from caption title (f. 1r); compiler from Zacour-Hirsch; date based on latest date in work (f. 124v; Zacour-Hirsch estimates 1697).
Foliation: Paper, ii (modern paper) + ii + 126 + iv + ii (modern paper); 1-126; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto.
Layout: Written in 18 long lines; vertical margins marked by folding.
Binding: Half-morocco (Zacour-Hirsch).
Origin: Written in France after 1691.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 965
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 965
 
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