Title from caption title (f. 1r); date from description pasted on the back flyleaf.
Foliation: Paper, ii + 245 + vi; 1-245; contemporary foliaton in ink, upper right recto.
Layout: Written in 17-19 long lines; vertical margins marked by folding.
Script: Written in a cursive script by a single hand.
Decoration: Diagram concerning the travel of light (f. 220r); diagram of Ptolemaic system (f. 228v); diagram of Copernican
system (f. 229v); diagram of Earth and Moon (f. 233r).
Binding: Contemporary parchment (Zacour-Hirsch) with gold tooling and ribbon markers.
Origin: Written in France in the early 18th century.