- Call number
- Pforz MS
- Physical description
-  48 [49-131] p, 19.5 cm;  48 [49-131] p, 19.5 cm
- Preferred Citation
- Relazione della morte della famiglia Cenci sequita in Roma il di 11 Maggio 1599 : [manuscript copy], Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library
- Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
- Access to materials
- Restricted access. Request access to this collection.
Manuscript copy from the original Vatican record of the deaths of the Cenci family (p. 1-48). Followed by another manuscript copy from Vatican records, that of a famous poisoner's case, titled, "Relazione dell'esemplare quistizia Sequita in Roma nel' pontificato d'Alessandro VII Contro li fabricatori e dispensatori e altri che facevano morire d'Acquetta"(p. [52-73]). Pages [74-131] are blank. Mounted as a frontispiece is an engraved portrait of Beatrice Cenci by D. Cunego, dated 1790. With the ownership signature of "A. Colyar 1818 / Roma." Bound in contemporary three quarter calf with marbled boards.
Using the collection
LocationCarl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
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