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Oversize LJS 449 - [Medical and astronomical miscellany]
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__|a  (OCoLC)ocn793016675
__|a  (OCoLC)793016675
__|a  (PU)4838166-penndb-Voyager
__|a  PAULM |c  PAULM |e  amremm |d  PAULM
0_|a  lat |a  ger
__|a  PAUM
__|a  ocn793013867
_9|a  Oversize LJS 449
00|a  [Medical and astronomical miscellany] |h  [manuscript].
__|a  [Germany, |c  circa 1446]
__|a  36 leaves : |b  paper, col. ill. ; |c  294 x 210 (205 x 132-142) mm. bound to 300 x 220 mm.
__|a  Ms. codex.
__|a  Title supplied by cataloger.
__|a  Foliation: Paper, i (later paper) + 36 + i (later paper); [1-36]; 1¹²(-12) 2-3¹² 4²(-2); modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
__|a  Layout: Written in 36-42 long lines (f. 2r-23v, 26v-28r) or lines in 2 columns (f. 24r-26r, 28v-36v); frame-ruled in faint ink.
__|a  Script: Written in bâtarde script.
__|a  Decoration: 36 miniatures in ink with colored washes, 8 to 30 lines in height, including calendar miniatures of the labors of the months (f. 2r-7v), astrological images (f. 12r-21v), and medical illustrations (f. 23v, 26v-28r); 13 circular diagrams (f. 1r-1v, 9r-11v), some with color; 1 7-line initial in red ink with flourishing in green (f. 12r); rubrics and paragraph marks in red, initials touched with red.
__|a  Watermark: Similar to Briquet Tête de boeuf 14964 (1444) and 15054 (1441).
__|a  Binding: Contemporary parchment, restored.
__|a  Origin: Written in southwestern Germany, ca. 1446.
0_|a  1. f.1r-1v: [Circular diagrams of the celestial spheres and the directions]
0_|a  2. f.2r-7v: [Calendar]
0_|a  3. f.8r-11v: [Astrological and astronomical tables and diagrams]
0_|a  4. f.12r-22v: [Treatise in German on favorable and unfavorable days for various activities]
0_|a  5. f.23r-25r: De urina.
0_|a  6. f.25v-26r: [Treatise in German on bloodletting]
0_|a  7. f.26v-28r: In dem Lentzen.
0_|a  8. f.28v: Dies periculosi.
0_|a  9. f.29r-29v: [Latin treatise on veins]
0_|a  10. f.30r-32r: De proprietatibus vini / [elsewhere attributed to Albertus Magnus]
0_|a  11. f.32v-36v: Libellus magnus atque preciosus ... sigillorum / Cheel [Zaël]
4_|a  Described in Transformation of knowledge: early manuscripts from the collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg (London: Paul Holberton, 2006), |c  p. 70, 72 (LJS 449).
__|a  Compilation of Latin and German texts concerning astronomy, astrology (including resources for the determination of favorable and unfavorable days and a brief treatise on the astrological properties of precious stones attributed in the manuscript to the 8th/9th-century Jewish astrologer Zaël, but also known as the lapidary of Techel), and medicine (including a brief treatise on wine used for medical purposes, attributed in another manuscript to Albertus Magnus).
__|a  Oversize LJS 449
__|a  Latin and German (lower Alemannic with middle German idioms).
1_|a  Formerly owned by Nicolas-Antoine Labbey-de-Billy (1753-1825, stamp, Ex bibliotheca Billiana, f. 1r); sold as part of that collection in Besançon, 1 May 1826.
1_|a  Sold at auction at Ader, Picard, Tajan, 19 May 1976, lot 44.
1_|a  Sold at auction at Sotheby's, 22 June 1982, lot 61.
1_|a  Appeared in the catalog Illumination and the word, issued by Roth Horowitz, Ferrini & Biondi in cooperation with Jörn Günther, Jul. 26-Aug. 23, 2002, no. 6.
1_|a  Appeared in the catalog Princely magnificence: an exhibition of illuminated manuscripts and printed books from the 13th to the 16th century, issued by Ursus Books Ltd. (New York) in cooperation with Jörn Günther, 1997, no. 12.
1_|a  Appeared in Jörn Günther's cat. 5 (1997), no. 21.
1_|a  Appeared in Sam Fogg's catalog, 30 Apr. 2003; sold to Lawrence J. Schoenberg, May 2003.
1_|a  Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2011.
__|a  Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
_0|a  Astrology |v  Early works to 1800.
_0|a  Medical astrology |v  Early works to 1800.
_0|a  Urine |x  Analysis |v  Early works to 1800.
_0|a  Wine |x  Therapeutic use |v  Early works to 1800.
_0|a  Precious stones |v  Early works to 1800.
_7|a  Codices. |2  aat
_7|a  Almanacs. |2  aat
_7|a  Calendars. |2  aat
_7|a  Diagrams. |2  aat
_7|a  Illuminations. |2  aat
_7|a  Pen-and-wash drawings. |2  aat
_7|a  Tables (documents) |2  aat
_7|a  Treatises. |2  aat
_0|a  Manuscripts, Latin |y  15th century.
_0|a  Manuscripts, German |y  15th century.
_0|a  Manuscripts, Renaissance.
0_|a  Albertus, |c  Magnus, Saint, |d  1193?-1280, |e  attributed name.
0_|a  Zaël, |e  attributed name.
1_|a  Labbey-de-Billy, Nicolas-Antoine, |e  former owner.
__|b  Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts |a  University of Pennsylvania |e  3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206. |j  Oversize LJS 449
41|z  Video orientation |u
42|3  The Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative Fund Home Page |u
__|a  C0 |b  PAULM
__|a  DLA |b  20101102

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Collection: Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection
Collection: Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: Yes
Notated: No
Language: Latin
Century: 15th century
Date: 1446
Genre: Almanacs
Genre: Calendars
Genre: Codices
Genre: Diagrams
Genre: Illuminations
Subject: Analysis
Subject: Astrology
Subject: Medical astrology
Subject: Precious stones
Subject: Therapeutic use
Related names: Albertus, Magnus, Saint, 1193?-1280, attributed name
Related names: Labbey-de-Billy, Nicolas-Antoine, former owner
Related names: Zaël, attributed name
Page material: Paper