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Copies of papers of Count Lorenzo Magalotti, written in the first half of the 18th century

MS. Add. C. 6
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fols. i, 1-76, 146-189) 'Lettere su le terre odorose d'Europa & d'America, dette uolgarmente Buccheri ...', 1695, with no author's name;
  2. (fol. 77) An Italian poem to Giov. Vincenzo Salviati, 1673, beg. 'Seegli, Amico';
  3. (fol. 80) 'Poesie Toscanc sopra i Bueeheri' by seventeen authors.

A general index follows, showing that the MS. once contained at least 219 leaves.


  • Creation: written in the first half of the 18th century


202 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian


MS. Add. C. 6

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. V, no. 24736.

Custodial History

Catalogue of the ... collection of Splendid Manuscripts ... formed by M. Guglielmo Libri 1859 no. 634

Related Materials

Other copies of papers of Count Lorenzo Magalotti are MSS. Add. C. 7-10.

See also MS. Add. C. 3.

See also MS. Rawl. D. 646.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 × 8 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom