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Ms. Codex 850 - [Collection of French poetry]
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000:
03553ctc a2200577 a 4500
001:
3568449
005:
20100127092931.0
008:
040824i15251560pau 000 0 frm d
035:
__|a  (OCoLC)ocn155925516
__|a  (OCoLC)155925516
__|a  (CStRLIN)PAUR04-B21
040:
__|a  PU |e  amremm |c  PAULM |d  PAULM
041:
0_|a  frm
079:
__|a  ocm79869043
099:
_9|a  Ms. Codex 850
049:
__|a  PAUM
245:
00|a  [Collection of French poetry] |h  [manuscript].
246:
18|a  Poesies diverses
260:
__|a  [Rouen, |c  before 1560]
300:
__|a  77 leaves : |b  paper ; |c  199 x 145 (138 x 95) mm. bound to 207 x 154 mm.
500:
__|a  Ms. codex.
__|a  Title supplied by cataloger (Zacour-Hirsch).
__|a  A more detailed description of the contents of Ms. Codex 850 supplied by the staff of bookseller Pierre Berès in 1953 is on file at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
__|a  Foliation: Paper, i (modern paper) + 77 + i (modern paper); modern pencil pagination, upper right recto.
__|a  Layout: Written in a single column of up to 21 lines; frame-ruled in ink with double verticals.
__|a  Decoration: First two poems start with a 2-line initial, one in red and one in blue; thereafter there are spaces and guide letters for initials which were never added. Calendar chart on p. 100.
__|a  Binding: 19th-century blind-stamped calf; upper and lower covers detached.
__|a  Origin: Written in Rouen in the first half of the 16th century (Zacour-Hirsch); spine date 1523, last date in text 1560 (p. 100, 122).
520:
__|a  A collection of 16th-century French poetry, including ballades and rondeaux, by Adrien de Saint-Gelais, Anne de Graville, André de la Vigne, Richard de la Porte, and Jean Marot, with additions perhaps by Robert de la Porte, son of original owner Richard de la Porte (Zacour-Hirsch).
546:
__|a  Middle French.
505:
0_|a  1. p.1-[42]: Les troys buccines c'est assavoir: foy, charite, et esperance / Adrien de Saint-Gelais.
0_|a  2. p.43-49: Le moyen d'avoir paix en France (ballade).
0_|a  3. p.51-[65]: Six rondeaux, with authors such as Anne de Graville, André de la Vigne, Richard de La Porte, and Jean Marot.
0_|a  4. p.67-[72]: Two ballades, one attributed to either Villon or Alain Chartier.
0_|a  5. p.73-[152]: 14 pieces in verse and prose, including a prophecy by Paul Paradiso.
561:
1_|a  Formerly owned by the La Porte family, 16th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
1_|a  Sold in the collection of Baron Jérôme Pichon at auction at Hôtel Druot, May 1897, catalogue vol. 1, no. 893.
__|a  Sold by Pierre Berès, 1953.
510:
4_|a  Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), |c  p. 57-58 (Ms. French 21).
4_|a  Saulnier, V.L. Bulletin de bibliophile, 1952, |c  nos. 3-5
524:
__|a  UPenn Ms. Codex 850
650:
_0|a  French poetry.
655:
_7|a  Codices. |2  aat
_7|a  Poems. |2  aat
_0|a  Manuscripts, French |y  16th century.
_0|a  Manuscripts, Renaissance.
700:
1_|a  Pichon, Jérôme, |c  baron, |d  1812-1896, |e  former owner.
852:
__|b  Rare Book & Manuscript Library |a  University of Pennsylvania |e  3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206. |j  Ms. Codex 850
856:
999:
__|a  DLA |b  20100127
994:
__|a  C0 |b  PAULM

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Collection: Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Collection: Penn Collection
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: French, Middle (ca. 1400-1600)
Century: 16th century
Date: 1525
Genre: Codices
Genre: Manuscripts, French - 16th century
Genre: Manuscripts, Renaissance
Genre: Poems
Subject: French poetry
Related names: Pichon, Jérôme, baron, 1812-1896, former owner
Page material: Paper