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Diary of a tour made by an Italian

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MS. Add. A. 271
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Diary of a tour made by an Italian, from Bologna (Nov. 12, 1724) by North Italy and Monaco to Germany (Augsburg, etc.), Austria (Vienna, Prague), Germany again (Dresden, Leipzig), Belgium, England (March 22-April 11, 1725: chiefly London), France (Paris) and Italy again, ending at Milan on May 27, 1725. Descriptions of the places are given.


  • Creation: written in A.D. 1725


71 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Italian

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 271, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Add. A. 271

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19049


Diary of a tour made by an Italian, written in A.D. 1725.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 29390.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from H. F. Münster, bookseller of Verona (catal. 61, no. 1331), on May 1, 1884, for 10 francs.

Physical Facet

On paper


9 × 6 3/4 in.

Diary of a tour made by an Italian
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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