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Italian poems, vol. 2, written in the 18th century in several hands

MS. Montagu d. 31
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Italian poems, of which ('Monsignor Fabrizio, novella piacevole' (fol. 68), is directly ascribed to the 'Abbate Casti', and the lettering on the binding implies that all are by him. All poems are in 'ottava rima.'.


  • Creation: written in the 18th century in several hands


204 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian


MS. Montagu d. 31

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. 25409.

Custodial History

Old (until about 1890) MS. Montagu no. 12.

Related Materials

Together with MS. Montagu d. 30, there are nineteen poems.

Physical Facet

On paper


9 1/8 × 7 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom