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Magnatismo : le sue capacita arrivono á tutte le relazione della vita -- E assai in di la dei limiti del nostro picciolo globo

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Former owner:
Beaufoy, Henry (Henry Benjamin Hanbury) 1786-1851 DSI  Search this
Dibner, Bern DSI  Search this
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Heidenstam, Ernst Joachim Magnus von 1745-1803  Search this
Burndy Library Manuscripts Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
158 unnumbered leaves ; 30 cm
Early works to 1800
Early works
Manuscripts (documents).)
Manuscript in brown ink, with text within black borders; approximately 40 blank leaves at end
Source of title is 1st leaf verson
The identity of the scribe is unknown
Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Manuscripts of the Dibner collection, 381
Collected by Bern Dibner for his Burndy Library in Norwalk, Connecticut, founded in 1941. Donated to the Smithsonian Libraries in 1974 by Dibner DSI
SCDIRB copy (39088003319332) has armorial bookplate of Henry B.H. Beaufoy, F.R.S
SCDIRB copy 18th-century binding of blind-tooled red leather, with center panel design with central lozenge and corners, surrounded by a decorative, chain-link roll (rebacked), yellow paste-downs
SCDIRB copy has bookplate: Burndy Library, gift of Bern Dibner
SCDIRB copy inscribed in ink on covers: Anno primo del V.D. [Viaggiator divino]
First page identifies work as "Lettere al signore de Heidenstam, Ambasciatore per il re di Suetia in Constantinopoli -- 6 Novembre 1789." Notes on next page: "Primo giorno dell Anno Magnetico -- Febraro 6, 1795." Manuscript has 57 numbered parts ; part 51 begins: "5 Febraro 1796, Ultimo giorno dell' primo anno del Viaggiator divino." The text includes dialogue and verse
Magnetism  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
History  Search this
Science  Search this
Technology  Search this
Call number:
MSS 000858 B
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries