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Ms. Codex 756 Abregé chronologique de l'histoire universelle. :
TitleAbregé chronologique de l'histoire universelle. :
- Bazett, Sarah
Call numberMs. Codex 756
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 2704561
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
An abridged history of the world to 1714, presumably copied by a London school girl, Sarah Bazett, whose name is on the title page. Includes a preface "traduite de l'Anglais."
- Ms. codex.
- Title and date from title page (p. iii).
- The text of this volume is the same as that of Ms. Codex 640, however the prefaces are not the same.
Extent79 leaves : 235 x 187 (184 x 120) mm. bound to 241 x 200 mm
FoliationPaper, i (contemporary paper) + 79 + i (contemporary paper); [iv], 1-15, [i], 1-135, [iii]; contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners.
BindingRed morocco, gilt.
Illustrated frontispiece in black and white watercolor depicts a student seated at a desk looking a winged figure (Time) who is pulling aside a curtain to reveal Biblical scenes in the history of the world including the Flood and the nativity of Christ.
- Sold by Amanda Hall Rare Books (London), 1998.
- History--Study and teaching--England--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, French--18th century
- Manuscripts, European
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