Kungliga Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets AkademienBjörner Rolf Krakes Saga (1730-1733, Sweden)
Riksantikvarieämbetet, StockholmFormer shelf mark: H.1. - Björner Rolf Krakes Saga
1. (1r-28v) Hrólfs saga kraka [Latin]Latin, SwedishNote: Ff. 1-10 contain the working draft of the Latin text. Ff. 11-22 contain the working draft of the Swedish translation. Ff. 23-28 contain first proofs of the printed text of all three versions with corrections in pen upon them.
CodexPaper28330mm x 208mmContemporary foliation: The three sections mentioned above each have their own foliation (or pagination in the latter section), running from 1-10, 1-12 and 5-8/5-12 respectively. Good265mm x 160mmNoErik Julius BjörnerUnknownSole
  • Many crossings out, notes, corrections etc.
The leaves are unbound. A leaf of yellowing paper is folded around them and the whole is kept within the box entitles 'Serie Ö 1, Handskriftssamlingen, Diverse hanlingar 1690-talet-1770, vol. 1'. Upon the paper folder is written: "tid. plac. H. 1, maj 1998 Till äa1, F6:1 april 1999" and "S. Hist." and "Björner Koncept och korrektur till Rolf Krakes saga i "Nord. Kämpadater" 1737".
Erik Julius Björner: OwnerThe Kungliga Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien, Stockholm, is now part of the Riksantikvarieämbetet, as a special collection. No numbers are used as shelfmarks, and the old shelfmarks from Vitterheds Akademien are ignored in favour of more descriptive designations.
Last update: 2013-04-11



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