Codices. Manuscripts, Italian -- 17th century. Manuscripts, Italian -- 18th century. Manuscripts, European.
Book consisting of twelve letters, each one prefaced by an "argomento," concerning the proper relationship between a lady and her lover. Includes a preface to the reader (f. 5r-6r) and a table of contents of the letters (Indice, f. 7r-8v).
Ms. codex. Title from title page (f. 1r). Foliation: Paper, 107; [1-107]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto. Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand. Binding: 18th-century gold-stamped morocco. A few stains, especially on f. 13r. Cover worn around edges and spine. Cover pulling loose at inside hinges.
Sold by William H. Allen (Philadelphia, Pa.), 1959.
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Libraries of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), p. 100 (Ms. Italian 41).
Lettere scritte da donna di senno e di spirito, per ammaestramento del suo amante was printed by Giuseppe Barbieri, Ferrera, 1737.