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"Ducale," or book of the Laws and Ordinances of Venice, as given by the Doge to the governors of districts and towns on their appointment, 16th century

MS. Rawl. C. 658

  • Request

On the cover (of richly embossed leather) are stamped the arms of Venice and those of Valier.

The first leaf is missing.


  • Creation: 16th century


182 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • Italian


MS. Rawl. C. 658

Custodial History

This MS. (of which the commencement is lost) was given to Andrea Valier on his appointment to be Podesta of Mestre in 1570.

"Emptus Venetiis 3 kalend. Januarii, an. 1626. Hegendorp."

Physical Facet

On parchment, in quarto


Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom