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An Album Amicorum, carelessly arranged and written, but containing signatures and mottos chiefly of Austrians, written at Bonn, Venice, and Constantinople, written in 1583-1604

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MS. Douce 32

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Among the signatures and mottos are:
  1. (fol. 6v) Itelius Fridericus, comes ab Hohen Zollern
  2. (fol. 18) Joannes Christophorus comes ab Hohen Zollern
  3. (fol. 20) Bartholomæus Pezzen, secretary of the Austrian legation at Constantinople
There are some illuminated arms, and at fol. 7b a painting of a giraffe.

Dates

  • written in 1583-1604

Extent

39 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Douce 32

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 21606

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Physical Facet

On parchment

Dimensions

5 3/8 × 3 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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