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'Sexta parte de las Miscelanea de don Juan Antonio de Balencias y Diaguez ... 1655', written in the second half of the 17th century

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MS. Add. A. 143

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'Sexta parte de las Miscelanea de don Juan Antonio de Balencias y Diaguez ... 1655', among which are:
  1. (fol. 1). 'Brebe tratado de la Chiromancia ...';
  2. (fol. 33). An account of Spain, especially from a military point of view, about A.D. 1650;
  3. (fol. 65). A treatise on astronomy, from the Teatro del Mundo of Paulus Lucius Soloensis, with figures;
  4. (fols. 120, 144). Two discourses on Spanish flax;
  5. (fol. 170). 'La Purpura de la Rossa de don Pedro Calderon de la Barca ... fiesta que se hiço ... 1662';
  6. (fol. 308). 'Prophetię sancti Malachię ...', in Latin.
There are also some political pieces, and poems religious and secular.

Foliated to '350'.

Dates

  • written in the second half of the 17th century

Extent

323 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • Spanish; Castilian
  • Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Add. A. 143

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. 28367.

Custodial History

Owned by Morcello, as MS. Add. A. 137.

Related Materials

'Tomo 6°', i.e. of Juan Antonio's Miscellanies.

Physical Facet

On paper, imperfect

Dimensions

8 5/8 × 6 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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