Italian poems, vol. 1, written in the 18th century in several hands
Italian poems, of which 'L'Arcivescovo di Praga, novella piacevole' (fol. 111) is directly ascribed to the 'Abbate Casti', and the lettering on the binding implies that all are by him. The first is 'Endimione et Diana' (beg. 'Nel tempo che alia moda erano i Numi'): all are in 'ottava rima.'.
- Creation: written in the 18th century in several hands
Language of Materials
MS. Montagu d. 30
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. 25408.
Old (until about 1890) MS. Montagu no. 12.
9 1/8 × 7 1/8 in.