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Amori, vita e morte di Carlo Gonzaga duca di Mantova, &c.

Publication:
[Italy], [between 1600 and 1699]
Format/Description:
Manuscript
130 leaves : paper ; 288 x 180 (273 x 106) mm bound to 288 x 187 mm
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Other Title:
Gli errori de Principi bendre [?] fragili, ancorche naturali, non Lasciano di volare con cent' ali dall' uno all' altro Emisfero.
Subjects:
Charles II, Duke of Mantua, 1629-1665 -- Early works to 1800.
Charles II, Duke of Mantua, 1629-1665.
Della Rovere, Margherita.
Nobility -- Italy -- Biography.
Nobility.
Italy.
Italy -- History -- 1559-1789.
History.
Mantua (Italy) -- History -- 17th century.
Mantua (Italy) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Codices.
Biographies (literary works)
Manuscripts, Italian.
Manuscripts, European.
Biographies.
Language:
Italian.
Summary:
Account of the life of Carlo Gonzaga and his romance with Countess Margherita della Rovere.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from caption title ( f. 1r). Title on spine label is rubbed off and illegible.
Incipit (f. 1r): Gli errori de Principi bendre [?] fragili, ancorche naturli, non Lasciano di volare con cent' ali dall' uno all' altro Emisfero....
Foliation: Paper, i (later paper) + 130 + i (later paper); [1-130]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand.
Binding: Paper boards, probably later than the manuscript. Cover wearing at hinges. Some quires loose. Most leaves badly stained, possibly from smoke damage. Various other stains and smudges. Leaves were trimmed before binding; on some leaves there are possible traces of an original foliation that was trimmed away.
Origin: Written in Italy in the seventeenth century (Zacour-Hirsch).
This manuscript text might be the same as: Amori di Carlo Gonzaga e di Francesco de Medici. 1. Amori di Carlo Gonzaga, duca di Mantova, colla contessa Margherita della Rovere; presented by Bernardino Biondelli (Milano: Editori del politecnico, 1861).
Penn Provenance:
Formerly in the library of Gust[avo?] C. Galletti of Florence (stamp, f. 1r).
Accessioned, 1957.
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. 110 (Ms. Italian 83).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 324
Contributor:
Galetti, Gustavo C., former owner.
OCLC:
155964384