Marco Foscarini: Account of his Embassy

Scope and Content

'L'Ambasciata di Marco Foscarini, Ambasciatore Extraordnario alla corte di Torino', Foscarini's account of his embassy, 1743 (xxviii + 184 pages).

Administrative / Biographical History

Marco Foscarini, Venetian ambassador to Turin, eighteenth-century.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased in 1958 from the library of J.B. Trend, Emeritus Professor of Spanish, 1958.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.


The account was printed as 'Relazione di Savoia di Marco Foscarini' in N. Barozzi and G. Berchet, eds., Relazioni al Senato dagli Ambasciatori Veneziani, ser. III, vol. I (Venice, 1891), pp.423-494.

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