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Letters from Giovanni Della Casa and Alvise Priuli, mainly to Ludovico Beccadelli

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MS. Ital. c. 25

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Letters from Giovanni Della Casa and Alvise Priuli, mainly to Ludovico Beccadelli, with a few from them to other correspondents, and (fols. 80-137) fair copies of letters and speeches of Della Casa, 16th century.

Most of Della Casa's letters are printed in his Opere (Venice, 1752).

Dates

  • 1525-1559

Extent

315 Leaves

Language of Materials

Italian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Ital. c. 25, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Ital. c. 25

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16643

Overview

Letters from Giovanni Della Casa and Alvise Priuli, mainly to Ludovico Beccadelli.

Biographical / Historical

Giovanni della Casa (1503–1556), was an Italian poet, writer, diplomat, and inquisitor.

Alvise Priuli (d.1560) was an Italian noble.

Custodial History

  1. MS. DCCVII in the library of Jacopo Soranzo;
  2. Bought by M. L. Canonici soon after 1780;
  3. Bookplate of Walter Sneyd, who bought it in 1835.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby's, 27 June 1932 (Sneyd sale), part of lot 156.

Physical Facet

Bound for M. L. Canonici in red morocco, gilt, labelled 'Lettere autog. del Casa e di Alvise Priuli P. V.' on spine
Title
Letters from Giovanni Della Casa and Alvise Priuli, mainly to Ludovico Beccadelli
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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