Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 996 Recueil de diverses poesies, 1756
TitleRecueil de diverses poesies, 1756
Call numberMs. Codex 996
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 3755811
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
- between 1754 and 1756
Collection of poems in a variety of forms, including odes, elegies, epigrams, acrostics, epitaphs, and rondeaux, with a few prose pieces. A small number of the poems have attributions, such as the "Traduction de la première ode d'Horace" by the abbé Jean-Claude Fontaine; "Le danger des spectacles" by Louis-Etienne Arcère; and a few poems by Chrétien Guillaume de Lamoignon de Malesherbes. Of the many poems without attribution, several concern famous individuals, such as Voltaire, Mazarin, and Richelieu.
- Ms. codex.
- Title from title page (p. iii); date on both inscription and title page seems to have been changed from 1756 to 1754.
Extent150 leaves : 180 x 111 mm. bound to 184 x 123 mm
FoliationPaper, i (contemporary paper) + 150 + i (contemporary paper) leaves; [viii], 1-20, 23-92, 97-199, [ii], 200-282, [viii]; contemporary pagination in ink, modern pagination in pencil, upper outer corners.
BindingContemporary marbled calf (Hirsch).
- Inscription on verso of front guard: "Dujardin, le 16 may l'an 1754 à Soissons."
- Gift of Richard W. Foster, 1966.
- Manuscripts, French--18th century
- Manuscripts, European
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