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Compendium of astrological charts; astronomical and astrological tables; treatises on astronomy (calculating equinoxes and solstices, f. 51v; using an astrolabe, f. 68r) and geometry (f. 133r-180v, perhaps lacking ending, with numerous small diagrams and a few small illustrations); and instructions for making dyes and pigments (f. 182r-208r) and medical preparations (f. 224r, 226v). The first three gatherings of the manuscript are lacking, based on the signature of the first extant gathering, and the upper margin has been trimmed. 17th-century table of contents on lower flyleaf.

Publication Date

7-26-2022

Keywords

Astrolabes -- Early works to 1800, Astrolabes, Astrology -- Early works to 1800, Astrology, Astronomy -- Early works to 1800, Astronomy, Dyes and dyeing -- Early works to 1800, Medicine -- Formulae receipts prescriptions -- Early works to 1800, Medicine -- Formulae receipts prescriptions, Dyes and dyeing, Codices (bound manuscripts), Anthologies, Diagrams, Tables (documents), Manuscripts French -- 16th century, Manuscripts Latin -- 16th century, Manuscripts Renaissance.

Disciplines

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Medieval Studies | Renaissance Studies

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https://franklin.library.upenn.edu/catalog/FRANKLIN_9950345623503681

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https://colenda.library.upenn.edu/phalt/iiif/2/81431-p3416t107/manifest

Collation Model for LJS 215: [Scientific miscellany] [manuscript].

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