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Lettere scritte da donna di senno e di spirito per ammaestramento del suo amante [manuscript].

Publication:
[Italy, between 1600 and 1750?]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
107 leaves : paper ; 262 x 192 (142 x 97) mm. bound to 271 x 195 mm.
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Subjects:
Italian literature -- 17th century.
Italian literature -- 18th century.
Italy -- Social life and customs -- 17th century.
Italy -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Manuscripts, Italian -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, Italian -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Language:
Italian.
Summary:
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).
Notes:
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.
Penn Provenance:
Sold by William H. Allen (Philadelphia, Pa.), 1959.
Cited in:
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).
Publications about:
Lettere scritte da donna di senno e di spirito, per ammaestramento del suo amante was printed by Giuseppe Barbieri, Ferrera, 1737.
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 283
OCLC:
155964260