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Relazione dell'ambaschiatore Marco Foscarini fatta al S[erenissi]mo Senato di Venezia nel ritorno della sua solemne ambaschiata dalla Real Corte di Torino [manuscript].

Author/Creator:
Foscarini, Marco, 1695-1763.
Publication:
[Venice], 1743.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
109 leaves : paper ; 231 x 180 (160 x 138) mm. bound to 235 x 190 mm.
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Other Title:
Solevano, Ser[enissi]mo Principe, gli antichi maggiori dopo ritornati dalle corti straniere non solo rappresentare l'attuale stato di esse.
Subjects:
Venice (Republic : To 1797). Senato.
Ambassadors -- Italy -- Venice -- 18th century.
Italy -- History -- 18th century.
Savoy (France and Italy) -- History -- 18th century.
Turin (Italy) -- History -- 18th century.
Venice (Italy) -- Foreign relations -- 18th century.
Venice (Italy) -- History -- 18th century.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Manuscripts, Italian -- 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Language:
Italian.
Biography/History:
Marco Foscarini eventually became Doge of Venice.
Summary:
Account by Marco Foscarini of his time as ambassador of Venice to the Royal Court of Turin.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from title page (f. 1r).
Incipit: Solevano, Ser[enissi]mo Principe, gli antichi maggiori dopo ritornati dalle corte straniere non solo rappresentare l'attuale stato di esse ... (f. 2r).
Foliation: Paper, 109; [i], 1-107, [i]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand, possibly that of Foscarini (f. 106r-v).
Binding: Contemporary parchment. Bifolium forming f. 67-68 is pulled completely loose from binding. Covers stained and very slightly warped. Various stains and smudges on leaves. Slight oxidation of ink on some leaves.
Origin: Written in Venice, after 1 March 1743 (f. 106r-v).
Penn Provenance:
Accessioned, 1960.
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. 112 (Ms. Italian 95).
Antonibon, Francesca. Le relazioni a stampa di ambasciatori veneti (Padova: Tipografia del seminario, 1939), p. 114
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 338
OCLC:
155964421