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Commonplace book, containing Latin and Spanish verse and extracts from classical and contemporary authors, in two hands

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MS. Spanish e. 9

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Commonplace book, early 18th century, containing Latin and Spanish verse and extracts from classical and contemporary authors, in two hands, including:
  1. (fols. iii-52) extracts from Antonio de Sousa de Macedo, Eva y Ave (first published Lisbon, 1676);
  2. (fols. 71-86) Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Esortaz. Panegyrica al Silenzio Motibada de su Apostrophe, Psalle et Sile (first published, 1662).

Dates

  • early 18th century

Extent

99 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Spanish e. 9, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Spanish e. 9

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17593

Overview

>Commonplace book, early 18th century, containing Latin and Spanish verse and extracts from classical and contemporary authors, in two hands.

Biographical / Historical

António de Sousa de Macedo (1606-1682) was a Portuguese diplomat, writer and journalist. Pedro Calderón de la Barca (1600-1681) was a Spanish dramatist and poet.

Custodial History

Phillipps MS. 15685.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby's, 26 June 1973, lot 2213.

Physical Facet

Vellum wrappers
Title
Commonplace book, containing Latin and Spanish verse and extracts from classical and contemporary authors, in two hands
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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