Index codicum, authorum, et tractatuum in codicibus contentorum bibliothecae Alcobacensis
Manuscripts—Catalogs; Biblioteca Nacional de Lisboa. Fundo Alcobaça; Alcobaça (Monastery). Biblioteca—History
Manuscript on paper. Eighteenth-century description of 476 manuscripts, some biblical, a large number patristic, dating from the Middle Ages to the eighteenth century. Includes a chronological index and an index of authors.
Contemporary calf binding.
“The Cistercian monastery of our Lady at Alcobaça was founded in 1153, sacked in 1833 and suppressed in 1834. During its long history it was one of the most famous monasteries in the Iberian peninsula, and to this day its buildings remain as a monument to past glories. The large library of manuscripts and printed books was pillaged in 1834, but earlier depredations had taken place between 1810 and 1833 when twenty-one manuscripts vanished ...” (from dealer’s description)