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Ms. Codex 358 - La zucchetta onde si contiene tutte le rettorie di questo ser[enissi]mo dom[ini]o et altre cosse notabili di tutta la città : con il cognome di tutte le casade nobili
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Title:
La zucchetta onde si contiene tutte le rettorie di questo ser[enissi]mo dom[ini]o et altre cosse notabili di tutta la città [manuscript] : con il cognome di tutte le casade nobili.
Origin:
[Venice, 17--]
Physical description:
86 leaves : paper ; 161 x 110 (122 x 67) mm. bound to 169 x 115 mm.
Language(s):
Italian.
Summary:
A list of all Venetian magistrates with their salaries, etc., followed by a complete list of the names of the patrician families of Venice.
Provenance:
Formerly owned by Giuseppi Martini collection (inscription in Latin, f. i verso).
Purchased, 1960.
Related names:
Martini, Giuseppe, 1870-1944, former owner.
Subject:
Nobility.
Venice (Italy) - History - 1509-1797.
Venice (Italy) - Politics and government - 1508-1797.
Form / Genre:
Codices.
Manuscripts, Italian - 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from title page (f. 1r).
Foliation: Paper, 86; [i, 1-85]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand.
Decoration: Title within decorative border. Extensive use of red for headings, etc. List of noble houses (f. 77r-84v) is entirely in red.
Binding: Contemporary colored paper boards. Cover badly worn and stained. First quire is completely loose.
Origin: Written in Venice, early 18th century (Zacour-Hirsch).
Unidentified bookseller's description on file in the Library.
Indexed / Referenced in:
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), p. 116 (Ms. Italian 116).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 358
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 358

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Collection: Other
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Italian
Century: 18th century
Date: 1700
Genre: Codices
Genre: Manuscripts, European
Genre: Manuscripts, Italian - 18th century
Subject: Nobility
Geography: Venice (Italy)
Related names: Martini, Giuseppe, 1870-1944, former owner
Page material: Paper