Manuscript on paper of Hunting diary of Ferdinando de' Medici, Cardinal, and Grand Duke of Tuscany; this portion of the manuscript covers the period 15 October 1579 to 21 March 1585. Binding too tight to permit accurate collation. Written in a sprawling cursive script. Belonged to Sir John Saunders Sebright (1767-1846) for whom it was bound (cf. MS 90). Acquired by H. P. Kraus, from whom it was purchased by David Wagstaff. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David Wagstaff in 1951. Written in Italy, probably in Tuscany, between 1579-85, for Ferdinando de' Medici (1549-1609); front cover of original limp vellum binding bound in at front of manuscript, with contemporary inscription: Libro della Caccia che si fe (?)/ Illustrissimo et Reverendissimo Signor Cardinale d'/ Medici mio Signore e padrone. Unidentified watermarks in gutter. Binding: Nineteenth-century. Dark green, hard-grained goatskin, gold-tooled, by the same binder as MS 90. Cataloged from microfilm by Albert Derolez. Cite as: Hunting Diary. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. ff. 116-141 blank, not digitized.
Manuscript on paper (unidentified watermarks in gutter) of a hunting diary of Ferdinando de' Medici (1549-1609), Cardinal, and Grand Duke of Tuscany; this portion of the manuscript covers the period 15 October 1579 to 21 March 1585.
Diaries Hunting Italian literature -- 16th century Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
Tuscany (Italy) -- Social life and customs
Ferdinando--I,--Grand-Duke of Tuscany,--1549-1609
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Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
Beinecke MS 467
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 467. Hunting Diary. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 248
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