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Ms. Codex 1598 Recueil de pieces fugitives
TitleRecueil de pieces fugitives
Other related names
- Berry, Marie-Caroline de Bourbon-Sicile, duchesse de, 1798-1870, former owner
Call numberMs. Codex 1598
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 5020668
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
- ca. 1730-1732
18th-century collection of poems and political materials, including copies of satirical poems of the Régiment de la calotte, a secret society, some with the title Brevet (p. 13, 103, 207, 375, 417, 425); letters of writers such as Voltaire (p. 34, 36), Louis-Antoine de Noailles, cardinal and archbishop of Paris (p. 18), and Nicolas Boileau Despréaux (p. 51); printed and manuscript copies of rulings (arrests) and petitions (remontrances) of governmental bodies such as the Conseil d'Etat and Parlements (p. 177, 193, 197, 221, 225, 229, 231); a declaration made by Philip V of Spain in 1718 (p. 147); religious items such as a 17th-century work on Gallicanism and the Catholic Church in France attributed to Pierre Dupuy (p. 305) and a printed title page for the Nouvelles ecclesiastiques ou memoires pour servir a l'histoire ecclesiastique des années 1728, 1729, 1730 (p. 437); and numerous poems titled Chanson, Sur l'air, Noel, Epitaphe, Sonnet, Epigramme, and Fable. An incomplete table of contents at the beginning of the volume (p. iii-vii) lists the contents of roughly the first quarter of the manuscript.
- Ms. codex.
- Title from spine.
Extent233 leaves : 310 x 194 mm. bound to 318 x 212 mm
FoliationPaper, 233 leaves; [i-xxvi], 1-156, [157-440]; early pagination in ink, modern pagination in pencil, upper outer corners.
Binding18th-century calf, gilt spine with title Recueil de pieces fugitives.
- Formerly in the library of Marie-Caroline de Bourbon-Sicile, duchesse de Berry.
- Sold at auction at Sotheby's with other items from the library of the duchesse de Berry, 8 June 2011, lot 170.
- Régiment de la calotte
- French letters--18th century
- French poetry--18th century
- Satires (document genre)
- Hybrid books
- Manuscripts, French--18th century
- Manuscripts, European
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