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Ms. Codex 930 Verse chronicle of Metz
TitleVerse chronicle of Metz
Other related names
- Sucher, Hermann, former owner
Call numberMs. Codex 930
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9935615073503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
- between 1553 and 1576
The history of the city of Metz written in quatrains, including the establishment of the city; stories about St. Clement, the first bishop; accounts of numerous battles in the region; and actions of Henry II of France and Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, towards the town.
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
- Incipit: Par ce moien voisineuf eur nom / ne depuis ... (f. 1r).
- The name Richard appears at the end of the work (f. 139v) in a hand that may be contemporary but does not appear elsewhere in the work.
Extent139 leaves : 200 x 150 (173 x 77) mm. bound to 208 x 170 mm
FoliationPaper, ii (19th-century paper) + 139 + ii (19th-century paper); 1, 7, [i], 10-14, 29-126, 129-161; contemporary foliation in ink, upper right recto, [1-139], modern foliation in pencil, lower center recto. References in this record are to the modern foliation.
Binding19th-century calf (Zacour-Hirsch); spine is partly missing and is detached from upper cover.
- Formerly owned by Hermann Sucher (bookplate, inside upper cover).
- Sold by Bernard M. Rosenthal (New York, N. Y.), cat. I (1954), Item 70.28.
- Manuscripts, French--16th century
- Manuscripts, Renaissance
- 16th century
- Literature -- Poetry
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- Inside front cover — Bookplate, Inside front cover
Inside front cover
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Decoration: Bookplate, Inside front cover