Drinking and dancing songs, with music, written in the 18th cent.
Chiefly French, some Italian, one (fol. 38) Spanish. These are on 49 leaves, here mounted. On fol. 24 is a monogram composed of some such letters as SHVGVZERBO (or Q). Each leaf has a border of figures drawn as a specimen of penmanship.
The binding (' ... by C. Hering') bears the arms, crest, and motto of George Spencer-Churchill, duke of Marlborough (d. 1840).
- Creation: written in the 18th cent.
Language of Materials
- Spanish; Castilian
MS. Douce 375
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 21950
In the White Knights sale (1819) this book was lot 4694, bought by mr. Trip-hook probably for Douce.
10 3/8 × 15 7/8 in.