Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 1599 Literary and political miscellany
TitleLiterary and political miscellany
Other related names
- Berry, Marie-Caroline de Bourbon-Sicile, duchesse de, 1798-1870, former owner
Call numberMs. Codex 1599
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 5020864
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
- ca. 1715-1726
18th-century collection of poems and political materials, including copies of satirical poems of the Régiment de la calotte, a secret society, most titled Brevet (p. 70, 243, 259, 262); an old treatise (ancien memoire) said to be found in the papers of Barthelemy d'Hervart, controller-general of finances for Louis XIV (p. 1), and letters from Saint-Evremond to d'Hervart (p. 349); political and governmental materials such as rulings (arrests), petitions (remontrances, propositions), and excerpts from the registers of governmental bodies such as the Conseil d'Etat and Parlements (p. 73, 95, 103, 120, 130, 193, 305, 321, 333); the wills of Louis XIV (p. 79) and Charles de la Fresnaye (p. 418); religious materials such as an appeal in response to Pope Clement XI's 1713 anti-Jansenist bull Unigenitus (p. 23), a poem about Jansenius (p. 41), and a textual description of an engraving of the Brigandage d'Ambrun (Council of Embrun), at which a Jansenist bishop was suspended in 1727 (p. 65); miscellaneous poems titled Epigramme, Sur l'air, Chanson, and Fable, and miscellaneous letters of prominent individuals.
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger; spine title, Ancien memoire, is from the title of the first item.
Extent216 leaves : 352 x 224 mm. bound to 361 x 245 mm
FoliationPaper, 216 leaves; [i-ii], 1-96, 96-162, [164-430].
Binding18th-century calf, gilt spine with title Ancien memoire.
- 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
- Jansenists--Early works to 1800
- French letters--18th century
- French poetry--18th century
- Legislative records
- Satires (document genre)
- Hybrid books
- Manuscripts, French--18th century
- Manuscripts, European
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