Oversize LJS 449 - [Medical and astronomical miscellany]
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_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).
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__|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 Facsimile |u http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/d/medren/4838166
41|z Video orientation |u http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017.12/1502728
42|3 The Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative Fund Home Page |u http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017.12/366278
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__|a DLA |b 20101102