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Ms. Codex 1685 - A compendium of the book called sepher Raziel
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Other: Ms. Codex 1685 - A compendium of the book called sepher Raziel
Title:
A compendium of the book called sepher Raziel [manuscript].
Origin:
[England?, between 1750 and 1799]
Physical description:
182 leaves : paper ; 372 x 240 mm. bound to 381 x 252 mm. + 2 notes.
Summary:
Partial English translation and incomplete copy of UPenn Ms. Codex 1674, a collection of cabalistic works with an emphasis on angels, in the hand of Charles Rainsford. Contains incomplete copies of the first three sections, ending after p. 66 of UPenn Ms. Codex 1674.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from caption title (p. 3).
Pagination: Paper, i (contemporary paper) + 182 + i (contemporary paper); [lii], 1-111, [112-312]; contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners. Pages ii-l and 112-312 are blank.
Script: Written in a cursive script in the hand of Charles Rainsford.
Decoration: Pen and ink drawings of symbols and sigils throughout.
Binding: Contemporary parchment with gold-stamped British royal coat of arms on the upper and lower covers.
Origin: Written in England in the second half of the 18th century.
See also UPenn Ms. Codex 1674 for the original manuscript from which this text was copied and translated.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1685.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 1685
 
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