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Ms. Codex 390 - Del regno di Francia
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Del regno di Francia [manuscript].
[Italy, after 1701]
Physical description:
80 leaves : paper ; 207 x 150 (175 x 117) mm. bound to 211 x 150 mm.
Treatise on the government of France as a whole and the government of regions of France such as Brittany, Burgundy, Normandy, Picardy, and Provence. The text refers to events as early as the 13th century and as late as 1701. Corrections throughout suggest that this is an original manuscript of the unknown author or translator.
1. ff.1r-24r: Parte prima: Della Francia in generale.
2. ff.24r-78r: Parte seconda: Della Francia in particolare.
Accessioned, 1961.
France - Politics and government - Early works to 1800.
France - History - Early works to 1800.
Form / Genre:
Manuscripts, Italian - 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Ms. codex.
Title from caption title (f. 2r).
Foliation: Paper, i + 80 + i; 1-32, 32, 34-78, [ii]; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto.
Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand.
Binding: Contemporary vellum.
Origin: Written in Italy after 1701 (latest date in text, f. 14v).
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. 123 (Ms. 149).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 390
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 390

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Collection: Other
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: No
Notated: No
Language: Italian
Century: 18th century
Date: 1701
Genre: Codices
Genre: Manuscripts, European
Genre: Manuscripts, Italian - 18th century
Genre: Treatises
Geography: France
Page material: Paper