Copies of miscellaneous German state papers, (with a few originals), chiefly in German, written in the first half of the 17th cent.
Dates range from about 1600 to about 1620, with some earlier and later (1575-1630).
- Creation: written in the first half of the 17th cent.
Language of Materials
MS. D'Orville 580
Auct. X. 4. 11
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 17458
Many belonged to Johann Keppler the astronomer, when he was principal mathematician to the king of Germany (from 1601) and some are in his hand.
13 5/8 × 8 3/4 in.