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Ms. Codex 1265 - [Statutes of Engadine]
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Title:
[Statutes of Engadine] [manuscript].
Origin:
[Engadine, ca. 1762]
Physical description:
245 leaves : paper ; 170 x 113 mm. bound to 175 x 120 mm.
Summary:
Civil, criminal, and matrimonial statutes of Engadine, Switzerland, ranging from the 16th century to the 18th century, with repeated mentions of a town named Cumoen Grand. Contains alphabetical index of the statutes and list of officials, for the years 1563 to 1729.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Foliation: Paper, vi (blank) + 226 + xiii (blank); 1-185, [186-226]; contemporary foliation in ink, modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Script: Written in a humanistic cursive hand.
Decoration: Ink flourishes at the ends of major sections.
Binding: Contemporary calf (Zacour-Hirsch).
Origin: Written in Engadine (Zacour-Hirsch), around 1762 (f. 4r).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1265.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 1265
 
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