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The Resource Commonplace book of legends of the Rhine, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Poland, &c

Commonplace book of legends of the Rhine, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Poland, &c

Label
Commonplace book of legends of the Rhine, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Poland, &c
Title
Commonplace book of legends of the Rhine, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Poland, &c
Title variation
Legends of the Rhine from Mainz to Köln by J.R. Planché
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Summary: commonplace book, possibly created around 1830 by an unidentified owner containing pencil sketches and excerpts from contemporary travel accounts about legends associated with places, ruins, and castles in Germany, Switzerland, and Italy.
Cataloging source
CLU
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Summary expansion
The notebook is arranged in two parts: the first, recounts legends of the Rhine, taken from J.R. Planché's Lays and legends of the Rhine, first published in London in 1827. Included are legends from Mainz, Rodenstein, Rudesheim, the Mouse Tower near Bingen, Losch, Bacharach, Oher-Wesel, the Lurley Berg near Sankt Goar, the castles of Liebenstein and Sternfels (or Sternberg), known as "Die Bruden" or "The Brothers," Andernach, Hammerstein, the ruin of Rolandseck and the island of Nonnenwörth below, the Drachenfels or "Dragon's Rock," the Stromberg (sometimes called the Petersberg), castle of Godesberg, and the Hochkreuz monument between Bonn and Godesberg.The second part, titled "Legends of Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Poland, &c," contains notes on the castle of Unspunnen, from Louis Simond's Switzerland, or, A journal of a tour and residence in that country, in the years 1817, 1818 and 1819, 2nd ed. (London, 1823), page 391; Mount Pilatus and Hans's Ferry from Walter Scott's Anne of Geierstein (Edinburgh: Cadell and Co., 1829), volumes 1 and 2, respectively; Lake of Lowertz, Nonnenstein, and the Schneekoppe near Hirschberg in Silesia, from John Russell's A tour in Germany (Edinburgh, 1825), volumes 1-2; and the Chateau des Clees and Rochemelon from Louis Simond's A tour in Italy and Sicily (London: Longman, 1828). The notebook also includes two pages of notes on customs and legends of Germany; and two pages of indexes preceding text
Label
Commonplace book of legends of the Rhine, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Poland, &c
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger
  • Variant title from title-page: Legends of the Rhine from Mainz to Köln by J.R. Planché
  • Possible date of creation suggested by publication dates (1823-1828) of travel accounts referenced in text
  • Illustration: text illustrated with 13 half or quarter-page pencil sketches of castles, ruins, monuments associated with different legends
  • Script: written throughout in a single very legible contemporary hand in brown ink
  • Includes 29 blank leaves
  • Includes partial index
  • Binding: contemporary half red leather and brown mottled paper boards; red and blue marbled endpapers; blue mottled edges. Housed in modern red cloth phasebox lined with pink paper, and red morocco slipcase, with gold-stamped spine title "J.R. Planché. Legends of the Rhine. MS. ca. 1830."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 x 12 cm
Extent
1 item (64 leaves)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
paper, illustrations (pencil)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1048580980
  • ucoclc1048580980
Label
Commonplace book of legends of the Rhine, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Poland, &c
Production
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger
  • Variant title from title-page: Legends of the Rhine from Mainz to Köln by J.R. Planché
  • Possible date of creation suggested by publication dates (1823-1828) of travel accounts referenced in text
  • Illustration: text illustrated with 13 half or quarter-page pencil sketches of castles, ruins, monuments associated with different legends
  • Script: written throughout in a single very legible contemporary hand in brown ink
  • Includes 29 blank leaves
  • Includes partial index
  • Binding: contemporary half red leather and brown mottled paper boards; red and blue marbled endpapers; blue mottled edges. Housed in modern red cloth phasebox lined with pink paper, and red morocco slipcase, with gold-stamped spine title "J.R. Planché. Legends of the Rhine. MS. ca. 1830."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 x 12 cm
Extent
1 item (64 leaves)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
paper, illustrations (pencil)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1048580980
  • ucoclc1048580980

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