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Relatione della corte di Francia fatta dall' Ecc[elentissi]mo Sig[no]r Nicolò Morosini, ambasciatore della ser[enissi]ma Republica di Venetia appresso Sua Maestà Cristianissima [manuscript].

Author/Creator:
Morosini, Nicolò.
Publication:
[Venice], 1655.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
94 leaves : paper ; 263 x 201 (230 x 137) mm. bound to 265 x 204 mm.
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Other Title:
Nel dover riferire alla Serenità Vostra lo stato, in che hò lasciato la francia al partirmi da quell' Ambasciaria.
Subjects:
Ambassadors -- Italy -- Venice -- 17th century.
France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715.
Venice (Italy) -- Foreign relations -- France -- 17th century.
Venice (Italy) -- History -- 1508-1797.
Form/Genre:
Codices.
Manuscripts, Italian -- 17th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Language:
Italian.
Summary:
Account by Nicolò Morosini of his experiences as Venetian ambassador to France at the court of Louis XIV.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title and attribution from title page (f. i recto).
Spine title: Relatione della corte di Francia dell' anno 1655.
Incipit: Serenissimo Principe: Nel dover riferire alla Serenità Vostra lo stato, in che hò lasciato la francia al partirmi da quell' Ambasciaria ... (f. 1r).
Foliation: Paper, 94; [ii], 1-91, [i]; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto.
Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand.
Binding: Contemporary parchment. Cover splitting at spine. Oxidation of ink, causing severe damage on some folios. Edges of many leaves frayed, worn and split.
Origin: Written in Venice, 1655 (f. ii recto).
Penn Provenance:
Provenance: "Ex m.s. Caes. Card. Rasponi" (note on title page).
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. 113 (Ms. Italian 100).
Not in: Antonibon, Francesca. Le relazioni a stampa di ambasciatori veneti (Padova, Tipografia del seminario, 1939).
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 343
OCLC:
155964435