Treatise on Falconry

Creator:
Balzani, Guglielmo., creator
Published/Created:
Italy
1616
Physical Description:
ff. i + 219 + i : paper ; 194 x 144 (172 x 112) mm.
Notes:
Manuscript on paper of Guglielmo Balzani, of Casale Monferrato, Treatise on Falconry. With Paragraph on cataracts and other illnesses of the eyes, added 17th century; and Treatise on veterinary science as applied to hawks, etc. with chapters numbered 1-18 followed immediately by 32. Written by 2 hands in 17th-century cursive: Scribe 1, ff. 1r-177r; Scribe 2, ff. 177v-208r.
Belonged to an unidentified member of the Colonna family: stamp, in red, on ff. 1r, 208v and verso of back flyleaf. Acquired by Sir John Saunders Sebright (1767-1846; bookplate). Library of David Wagstaff (booktag); given to Yale in 1944 by Mrs. David Wagstaff.
Watermarks: unidentified crossbow in circle, with countermark B A B.
Binding: Eighteenth-century. Spattered brown calf, blind-tooled. Edges spattered blue/green and red. Rebacked.
Cataloged from microfilm by Albert Derolez.
Cite as: Guglielmo Balzani, Treatise on Falconry. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
The 8th Marchese of Monferrato mentioned in the prologue is presumably Guglielmo (1550-1587).
M. G. Wynne, The Wagstaff Sporting Books and Manuscripts, Gazette 20 (1945) p. 12. A. Lupis, La sezione venatoria della Biblioteca Aragonese di Napoli...(Bari, 1975) p. 12. Idem, Petrus de l'Astore, Moamyn, Ghatrif, Codices Manuscripti 3 (1977) p. 17, n. 6.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper of Guglielmo Balzani, of Casale Monferrato, Treatise on Falconry.
Topics:
Falconry -- Early works to 1800
Italian literature -- 17th century
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
Topics:
Balzani, Guglielmo
Language:
Italian
Genre:
Armorial bookplates
Manuscripts, Medieval
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 477
Orbis Record:
9679941
Orbis Barcode:
39002091598012
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1059362
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 477.
Guglielmo Balzani, Treatise on Falconry. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Partial work digitized.
OID:
9998835
PID:
digcoll:3686269

Number of Pages: 1
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