The forgotten collection of the counsellor of appeal Václav Řehoř Hannl or Where came the oldest and most valuable manuscripts of the former majorat Czernin Library from Cover Image

Zapomenutá sbírka apelačního rady Václava Řehoře Hannla aneb odkud pocházely nejstarší a nejcennější rukopisy někdejší majorátní czerninské knihovny
The forgotten collection of the counsellor of appeal Václav Řehoř Hannl or Where came the oldest and most valuable manuscripts of the former majorat Czernin Library from

Author(s): Milada Svobodová
Subject(s): History, Library and Information Science
Published by: Masarykův ústav a Archiv Akademie věd ČR
Keywords: noble libraries of the 18th century; manuscript collections

Summary/Abstract: The former fi deicommissum Library of the counts Czernin of Chudenice located in the Czernin Palace in Prague in the Hradčany castle was, aft er being sold in 1780, incorporated into the Prague Palace Library of the Princes of Lobkowicz and it came together with this library in the holding of the today´s National Library of the Czech Republic. This study is dedicated to the manuscript collection held in the Hradčany Palace in about the year 1722 under the rule of count František Josef (1696–1733). The author intends to shed light on the origin of the collection and she presents the most interesting manuscripts preserved; her results are based on the knowledge gained during the preparation of a printed catalogue of the Czernin manuscripts.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 45
  • Page Range: 37-78
  • Page Count: 42
  • Language: Czech