Hunting Diary

Published/Created:
Italy
1579-85
Physical Description:
ff. iii + i + i + 141 + iii : paper ; 225 x 159 (ca. 180 x 120) mm.
Materials:
paper
Notes:
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.
Abstract:
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.
Topics:
Diaries
Hunting
Italian literature -- 16th century
Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven
Topics:
Tuscany (Italy) -- Social life and customs
Topics:
Ferdinando--I,--Grand-Duke of Tuscany,--1549-1609
Language:
Italian
Genre:
Manuscripts, Medieval
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 467
Orbis Record:
9680174
Orbis Barcode:
39002091597923
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
11080083
Citation:
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.
OID:
9998827
PID:
digcoll:3694315

Number of Pages: 248
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