Les Beaulx dicts et enseignements, manuscript on vellum

Les Beaulx dicts et enseignements. Manuscript on vellum, dated Chartres, 1537.
Les Beaulx dicts et enseignements. Manuscript on vellum, dated Chartres, 1537.
Christine de Pisan

Les Beaulx dicts et enseignements

Chartres, 1537

Case MS 5326

Joint acquisition with the University of Illinois (Champaign/Urbana), the Newberry portion supported by the Florence Gould Foundation and the Georges Lurcy Trust.

A sixteenth-century copy of an important work of the greatest female poet of the Middle Ages. In addition to Pisan’s work, the codex contains a miscellany of poetical texts of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, a number of which have never been edited.

Acquisition Date: 
2005