Księgozbiór Magdaleny Morskiej (1762-1847) w Bibliotece Ossolineum

Dorota Sidorowicz-Mulak
2018 Z Badań nad Książką i Księgozbiorami Historycznymi  
Magdalena Morska, the owner of the Zarzecze residence, where she created a sentimental-romantic park and garden was a Polish aristocrat and keen organizer of cultural life in Galicia province of Poland. She donated a collection of 358 titles of books and periodicals in 1228 volumes to the Ossolineum Library in 1847. They were mostly books in French published between 1785-1835. In the article an overview of this collection is given. The collection consists mostly of belles-lettres, historical
more » ... political works. Also books on geography, especially itinerary accounts are vastly represented, as well as philosophy, including leading authors of European Enlightenment, books on art, poetry, drama, works on botanic and gardening. In Morska's library there were also volumes of typically women's literature of the period: romances, moralizing literature, educational books, language dictionaries and grammar manuals. In spite of a substantial book collection of count Morska, there was no separate library room in the Zarzecze palace.
doi:10.33077/uw.25448730.zbkh.2018.5 fatcat:fv5xq7ltdng7lcmhevk6sobg34