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The collection consists of one hand-written letter of Florentine bibliophile, Antonio Magliabechi. The letter is written in Italian and bound into a volume along with a typescript English translation. Also in the volume is a copy of D'Israeli's biographical description of Magliabecchi from Curiosities of Literature. The letter was written August 24, 1697 to author, Giovanni Giustino Ciampini (1633-1698).
Collection consists of an untitled, hand-written essay written in Italian and dated December 2, 1803. The essay describes the restoration in 1803 of the "Castelfranco Altarpiece," a painting by Giorgione.
Giuseppe Marchi was an archeologist, born at Tolmezzo near Udine, 22 February 1795; he died at Rome, 10 February 1860. Collection consists of a manuscript transcription of "Orazione che usarano contre la peste nella citta di Trento e prelati che vi erano presenti per il Sacro Concilio ad altre orazioni ed antifone contro il male contagioso," originally published in 1582.
Informatione in causa della lite fra poveri e[t?] ricchi delli Hebrei [Documents concerning the litigation between poor and rich Jews]
The present collection is a visual account of the tumultuous period known in Italy as the "anni di piombo" (Years of Lead), from the 1960s to 1980s. These black-and-white press photographs document workers' strikes, riots, student demonstrations, and protest marches in Italy, principally Rome, Milan, Turin, and Naples. The collection spans 1969 to 1982.
This recipe book was written by Antonio Leoni of Arezzo in 1749. The book appears to be in two hands, and includes medicinal remedies as well. It is not known whether or not Leoni copied these from another source.