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The collection consists of one bound handwritten manuscript written in 1616. The author is unknown. There is a dedication "from a poor country man" to Sir Thomas Bromley, possibly the English judge (1530-1587) who presided over the trial (1586) of Mary, Queen of Scots.
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).
This Commonplace book is a handwritten, bound manuscript of the late seventeenth century written in English. Subjects in the Commonplace book include asking advice and counseling, battles, boasting, how to make a conquest of another country, fear, the way to procure friends, and how to deal with a vanquished enemy.