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'Recueil des Chansons critiques, satyriques, libres, joyeuses et grivoises', by Roger Rabutin

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MS. Don. c. 4

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'Recueil des Chansons critiques, satyriques, libres, joyeuses et grivoises', by Roger Rabutin, Comte de Bussy, containing about 300 pieces in a 17th-cent. hand. An incomplete list of contents is at fols. vi-viii, 181.

An early 18th-cent. owner has noted on an inserted leaf (fol. ii): 'Ce volume provient de la Bibliotheque du feu Marechal de Duras et y a ete vendu fort cher'. A different hand, probably 18th-cent., added (fols. v-vi) a title-page and the first page of 'contents'.

Dates

  • 17th century

Extent

181 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 4, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. c. 4

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11405-4

Overview

'Recueil des Chansons critiques, satyriques, libres, joyeuses et grivoises', by Roger Rabutin

Biographical / Historical

Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy, 1618-1693, was a French memoirist.

Custodial History

Bought, Quaritch, cat. 418, item 907.

The main object of the Friends of the Bodleian, a society founded in 1925, was the provision of an income for the purchase of rare books and manuscripts, supplementary to the amount allocated by the Library from its ordinary funds. Manuscripts bought by the Friends, and, since 1957, by Bodley's American Friends, or given through them, are shelfmarked MS. Don. In this section the abbreviation FOB has been used for the Friends of the Bodleian and BAF for Bodley's American Friends.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Friends of the Bodleian, 1928.

Physical Facet

vellum binding, numbered '4' on spine
Title
'Recueil des Chansons critiques, satyriques, libres, joyeuses et grivoises', by Roger Rabutin
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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