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Ms. Codex 974 - [Astronomical tables]
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Title:
[Astronomical tables] [manuscript].
Origin:
[England, circa 1720]
Physical description:
34 leaves : paper ; 203 x 163 mm.
Summary:
Manuscript notebook mostly containing astronomical tables and calendar information, but also including miscellany such as Latin passages "On gluttony and drunkeness" and "Of the last doom," and items on world history such as "A view of the most notable epochs."
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger; date based on a page titled "A chronology of memorable things from the Creation to 1720."
Foliation: Paper, 34; [1-34]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto. First leaf detached.
Script: Written in a cursive script by various hands.
Origin: Written in England?, circa 1720.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 974.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 974
 
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