Skip to main content

Reference files of Albinia de la Mare: 'Lecture drafts and notes, miscellaneous humanists, History of the Book, teaching', 1981-2000 and n.d. [c.1980-1998]

MS. 18746/192
Held in our offsite storage facility

  • Request


Folder 1: note referring to Holkham Hall, MSS. 407 and 408, and images, n.d. [c.1990], of

  1. Florence, Biblioteca Riccardiana, MS. 551 ( Hist. Augusta)
  2. London, British Library, Add. 12012 (Justin, scribe Alessio Germanico, emended Rizzoni)
  3. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Add. C. 263

Folder 2: 'Arrivabene, Leto, Bussi, Perotti, Questenberg, Tortelli, Regius', comprising images, n.d. [c.1990], of

  1. Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Ottob. lat. 743 (Eusebius, Chronicle, from Arrivabene)
  2. Mantua, Archivio di Stato, b. 844, fol. 391 (autograph letter of Arrivabene)
  3. Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Chig. L. VI. 203 (Leto)
  4. Rome, Biblioteca Casanatense, MS. 15 (Propertius)
  5. London, British Library, King's 32
  6. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Add. C. 136
  7. London, British Library, Burn. 243; Auct. N. inf. I. 6
  8. Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. lat. 6848 (Martial, scribe and owner Perotti)
  9. Venice, Biblioteca Marciana, Lat. VI. 210 (Perotti)
  10. Oxford, Bodleian Library, D'Orville 150 (Bologna)
  11. London, British Library, Add. 23777 (Pliny, Letters, Leto)
  12. Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Borgh. lat. 336; Ottob. lat. 1732 (Questenberg)
  13. Edinburgh, National Library, MS. Adv. 18. 5. 2 (Questenberg)
  14. Cologny-Genève, Bibliotheca Bodmeriana, MS. lat. 47
  15. Amherst College Library, Massachusetts, MS. 21 and 22 (Regius)
  16. Copenhagen, Royal Library, Gl. Kgl. S. 496 2° (Regius)
  17. Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. lat. 194; Ottob. lat. 1863 (Plutarch, translated by and scribe Tortelli)
  18. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Auct. F. 2. 6

Folder 3: ‘Panormita’, images and related papers, 1982-1987 and n.d. [c.1985], concerning

  1. Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Lat. 6798 (Pliny)
  2. Princeton, University Library, Kane 38 (Juvenal)
  3. Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Barb. lat. 2069; Vat. lat. 3270 (Tibullus); 3273; 3276; 3344; 3346; 3349; 3371
  4. Sotheby's, 3 Jul 1984, lot 63, subsequently Maggs Bros. Cat. 1059, Summer 1985, no. 79 (Eusebius, De prep. evang.). Includes correspondence with Maggs Bros. regarding this manuscript, Feb 1985.
  5. Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. lat. 1553; 1654 (Horace)
  6. Naples, Biblioteca Nazionale, IV. A. 60 bis
  7. Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preuβischer Kulturbesitz, Hamilton 471
  8. Real Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, T. II. 8 (Plautus)
  9. London, British Library, Royal 15 B. V
  10. Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. lat. 3372 (letters to Panormita). Notes by de la Mare.

Folder 4: 'Decembrio, Barzizza, Pizzolpasso', images, n.d. [c.1990], relating to

  1. London, British Library, Harl. 1705
  2. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Canon. Class. Lat. 294
  3. Milan, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, I. 75 sup.; A. 212 inf.
  4. Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Lat. 5068

Folder 5: 'San Gimignano / Florence 2000, Early hum[anistic] script, 2000', papers relating to lectures given by de la Mare, 1995-2000 and n.d. [c.1980], including

  1. correspondence, notes, drafts of lectures, bibliography and other papers relating to ‘Il libro umanistico e gli inizi della scrittura umanistica’, lecture given at Centro di Studi sul Classicismo, San Gimignano, 3-6 Apr 2000. (Four three-hour lectures).
  2. draft of a lecture, 'Scrittura e produzione libraria nel primo Quattrocento', given to students of Gabriella Albanese at Istituto Nazionale di Studi sul Rinascimento, Florence, 14 Apr [2000]
  3. bibliography, notes and images relating to 'Poggio, the Holkham Virgil and the Origins of Humanistic script', lecture given at the International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, Jul 2000

Folder 6: 'History of the Book MA', 1995-2000 and n.d. [c.1997-1998], including

  1. typescript descriptions of manuscripts shown during a visit to the Bodleian Library, Jan 1998, with annotations by de la Mare, relating to Oxford, Bodleian Library, Lat. bibl. e. 7; Lat. misc. b. 20 / 2; Ital. e. 6; D'Orville 78; Canon. Misc. 378; Duke Humfrey d. 1; Douce 146; Hatton 112; Lat. th. e. 46, and Oxford, Lincoln College, Lat. 113
  2. notes for lectures for the History of the Book MA on humanistic manuscripts and 'The Universities', with bibliography and related papers, n.d. [c.1997-1998]
  3. notes on British Library 'University Manuscripts' and related papers, n.d. [c.1997-1998]
  4. notes, apparently on a lecture by Tiziana Pesenti, 'The production, circulation and price of medical books in Italian universities, 14th-15th centuries', Wellcome Institute, 17 Feb 2000

Folder 7: 'Notes on University Manuscripts', 1981-1991 and n.d. [c.1990], comprising notes on 'University Manuscripts, Paris, Oxford, Durham Cathedral and Durham Cautions', images and descriptions of manuscripts, and notes concerning 'University manuscripts', codicology and other subjects

Folder 8: 'Miscellaneous', 1996-1997 and n.d. [c.1997], including

  1. 'Bibl[iography], Xeroxes and notes for V&A seminar on Italian humanistic manuscripts', 1996-1997
  2. copy of notes by Destrez on British Library pecia manuscripts, n.d. [c.1997]
  3. list of 'Home slides for Italian humanistic lectures', n.d. [c.1997]


  • Creation: 1981-2000 and n.d. [c.1980-1998]


1 box (8 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 18746/192

Former reference:

Archive A. C. de la Mare, sect. II., cont. LXXIV