Nine letters, chiefly in Italian
Nine letters, chiefly in Italian, among which are:
- (fol. 1) one from Francesco Scipione Maffei, May 20, 1718, in Italian;
- (fol. 5) from Girolamo Tiraboschi to Giambattista Bodoni, the Parmese printer, Aug. 15, 1791: two others to Bodoni, 1801-1803, are at fols. 9, 11;
- (fol. 7) from Lodovico principe di Parma, Oct. 15, 1797;
- (fol. 11) from Ugo Foscolo, the poet, June 22, 1803;
- (fol. 13) from baron Georges Cuvier, March 20, 1811, in French.
- Creation: written in 1718-1830
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 102, fols. 1-2]
MS. Add. A. 102
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18720
Nine letters, chiefly in Italian, written in 1718-1830.
Biographical / Historical
Francesco Scipione Maffei (1675-1755) was a writer and art critic.
Girolamo Tiraboschi (1731-1794) was a literary critic and historian of Italian literature.
Louis I, born Lodovico di Parma (1773–1803), was King of Etruria.
Ugo Foscolo (1778–1827) was a poet and revolutionary.
Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric, Baron Cuvier, alias Georges Cuvier (1769–1832), was a naturalist and zoologist.
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 28963.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought from Jules Guggenheim on Aug. 5, 1869, for 15s.
10 1/4 × 8 in.
- Maffei | Francesco Scipione | 1675-1755 | writer and art critic (Person)
- Tiraboschi | Girolamo | 1731-1794 | literary critic and historian of Italian literature (Person)
- Louis I | 1773-1803 | born Lodovico di Parma | King of Etruria (Person)
- Foscolo | Ugo | 1778-1827 | poet and revolutionary (Person)
- Cuvier | Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric | 1769-1832 | Baron Cuvier | alias Georges Cuvier | naturalist and zoologist (Person)
- Nine letters, chiefly in Italian
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